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Gary Markle

Gary Markle is one of the most sought after experts on how to improve human capital to transform companies into highly productive enterprises where people actually enjoy going to work. Markle’s landmark work, “Catalytic Coaching: The End of the Performance Review” spent 37 weeks as an Amazon bestseller, ranking it in the top 5% of all books sold, and earning it the coveted Five Star rating. His follow-up book, “No More Performance Reviews” has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and The Detroit Free Press. It was also favorably reviewed by Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Performance Ratings: The Hunger Games at Work

There’s something inherently wrong with the ritual of rating and ranking practiced by some of the world’s largest and most prestigious companies. I’ll give you three reasons why — and also tell you how you can quit performance ratings once and for all.

Catalytic Coaching: This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Recipe

Leaders I work with always try to guess what makes Catalytic Coaching so effective. Why is the process such a game changer for organizations? Read on … I’ll tell you what’s behind the secret recipe.

The Collins Bus: Coaching to Get the Right People in the Right Seats

“Get the right people on the bus, the wrong people off the bus, and everybody in the right seats.”

In Good to Great, Jim Collins says leaders of successful organizations start with “who.” So, how do you do this? My suggestion is quite simple. Coaching. Not evaluating. Not grading. But coaching.

Effective Employee Performance Reviews and Feedback Approaches

Five tips to break the stinky habit once and for all
Complaints about performance evaluations are nothing new. Employees think the process is demeaning. Managers and supervisors find them burdensome and ineffective. Lawyers tell us the forms work against us in court. Here are five tips for transforming to a future-focused, employee-centric coaching mindset.

Five Ways to Honor the Employee Iceberg

How to see the “human” in human resources
When you hire employees, they bring with them their families, health, financial challenges, hobbies and even their pets. When you neglect “the worker” and everything that’s part of their identity, you hit the employee iceberg. Here are five times for treating people as three-dimensional human beings.