Creating Dysfunction Instead of Engagement: 3 Easy Steps

Dissolve Problems with the First 15%

Do you Pay More for Dysfunction?

How to Know When to Give Feedback – Be a Supportive Reporter

3 Strategies to Avoid Being a Micro-Manager

Don’t Say Anything But…Four Reasons Why People Won’t Have Fearless Conversations

Can Your Diversity Program Go Too Far?

Do You Have a Virus in your Leadership Brain?

Optimum Leadership or Leadership Malpractice: It’s Your Choice

Are You a “Manager Dependent” Leader or a “Systems Dependent” Leader?

3 Reasons Why Giving Feedback can be Fearful

Fearless Feedback: The White Flag Tool

How to Use the White Flag Tool


An interview: Why the typical appraisal is being replaced by large influential companies & how they are struggling to make it work: Deloitte, Accenture, Adobe etc.: Watch HERE



An interview: Why we must Stop the Leadership Malpractice of the typical performance appraisal: Watch HERE



September 17, 2015

Development or Deselection: How to Address Poor Performance

Listen to  my recent interview about Development or Deselection: How to Address Poor Performance.

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June 21, 2016

Listen to Joe Gerstandt, author, adviser and speaker on Diversity & Inclusion, and Wally Hauck, Organizational Consultant, Owner of Optimum Leadership and performance management expert talk about the optimum workplace and how to achieve employee engagement.

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June 8, 2015

Listen to Wally Hauck’s interview with Bill Black of on:

 “How to Get Better Performance Without Typical Performance Appraisal”

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The Art of Leading Fearless Feedback – Repair the Flaws in Your Typical Appraisal



Feedback on Agreements


The White Flag


Accountable for Agreements NOT Outcomes


What is Accountability? v1


Hand Offs and Checklists are Critical


To Optimize Trust Improve Context v1


The Typical Appraisal is Criticism v1


Self-Organizing Leadership



Defining Success Podcast with Zeb Welborn

Episode 92: Leadership and Trust | Wally Hauck, Author of The Art of Leading and Stop the Leadership Malpractice


FREE Fearless Feedback Webinar!

Repair the Flaws in Your Typical Appraisal



The Veterans’ Administration Scandal and how it can be fixed.


The Dr. Lori Roth Show


Radio Talk Show – April 25, 2014

Stop the Leadership Malpractice


Radio Talk Show – March 22, 2014

How to cure the deadly disease known as the performance appraisal.


Interview on Bronxnet TV December 2013 – Watch

The Power of Managing Agreements


Employee Engagement is the Key


Consider Replacing Your Typical Performance Appraisal