Be a great people manager

Tackling underperformance

Determine the right actions to solve low employee performance

For managers

Tackling underperformance
Why this topic matters

It can feel frustrating and stressful if you're faced with an underperforming team member. You want to be strategic and tactful to turn the situation around.

What participants will do together
  • Learn a framework to diagnose root causes of a team member's underperformance
  • Identify symptoms of a few common root causes of underperformance
  • Brainstorm strategies for helping team members boost performance across these root causes
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Participant reflections

"I commit to remaining open-minded and having an honest conversation about what is driving underperformance."

"Examine the root cause of underperformance and tackle it."

"I want to internalize 'go hard on the performance, not the person.'"

"I'll look to notice underperformance and take early, good-willed actions."

"This was a fun and immersive experience with coworkers—I love the mix of group and solo work. I am a fan!"

"This was a terrific combination of individual and group learning. The tech feels groundbreaking!"

"This is a way better experience than watching eye-numbing videos. I love it."

"I love that Sparkwise makes it possible to chat with colleagues in real time while solving interesting problems."





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