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Are You Reading My Blog?

“It’s clear that Wilson’s the only person here who reads my blog.” This Paul Wood comic, which appeared in Harvard Business Online, got me thinking again about the nature of manager blogs. As I posted before, if a manager is going to write a blog, the manager should write it themselves. But should the manager’s employees read it?…

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Achilles’ other heel

Avisen certainly intrigued me with a post called The Achilles heal (sic) of Performance Management.  It’s widely agreed that many performance management projects deliver less value than originally promised.  The issue is so endemic that a colleague once asked me “Does performance management have any value?” Imagine my disappointment when, after wading through nearly 1000 words of…

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Timing of Blogs

WordPress provides me a feature called Top Posts which ranks my entries by the total number of page views since they were first posted.  Unfortunately, the built-in reports are limited to last 7 Days, 30 Days, Quarter, Year, and All Time.  I was interested in learning if there were any recent posts that were unusually…

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Blogging Performance

How’s your blog doing? That’s a question I get frequently and I fumble for a good answer. Normally I mention that my readership seems to increase every month and leave it at that. But the question – and my fumbled answer – are a constant reminder I’ve never established any objectives for this blog. As such, I…

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