Patrick Thean

Team Performance Guru by Patrick Thean

The top 4 obstacles that cause new company presidents to fail

According to Business Insider, “50 to 70 percent of executives fail within the first 18 months of promotion into an executive role, either from within or coming from outside the organization.” It’s even harder for a new president to succeed, but if you can remove the following four obstacles, you might be able to reverse those odds.
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5 ways to set your team up for a strong performance in 2017

The best executives have awakened to the realization that for them to succeed, their team needs to be successful. However, a high-performance team isn’t built overnight. It takes continuous improvement and multiple performance conversations. You’d be lying if you said your team had zero room for improvement.
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Worried about new managers at your company? Here’s how to help them succeed

To put it simply, A players don’t want to work for bozos. Talent, profits and productivity are being lost to new managers. So how can we make them stronger?
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Employee dealing with a crisis? Be the wingman, not the fixer

The situation typically plays out something like this: The leader happily delegates a project to a willing employee. Then, for whatever reason, whether it be an unhappy customer, board member or investor, s#!t hits the fan. The leader’s natural instinct for problem solving takes over, he or she jumps in and takes control. The employee then backs away, allowing the leader to step in.
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Rhythm Systems

2016 Charlotte Future 50 Winner:
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The ‘now’ generation: Why you need to kill annual performance reviews

Most companies today have a multi-generational workforce made up of baby boomers, Gen Xers and millennials, and they’re all working happily together… not really. Boomers want a process for everything, millennials want everything in real time, and Gen Xers sort of fall in the middle. That includes performance reviews.
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Patrick Thean

 

ABOUT PATRICK THEAN: Patrick Thean is a successful serial entrepreneur who has started and exited multiple companies. As founder and CEO of Metasys, Inc., he grew that company to a ranking of 151 on the Inc. 500. An international speaker, he has presented before thousands of businesses in the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe. Currently, he is CEO of Rhythm Systems.