Making Performance Reviews Work For Everyone

It’s time to turn performance reviews from a one-sided event that makes employees cringe, into a mutual learning process that drives improvement. Does anyone enjoy performance reviews? Does anyone find value in this annual get-together between manager and employee, where goals are rated on a 5-point scale, and the results are locked away in some […]

Feature Deep-Dive: Collaborative Debriefing

Shamaym enables teams to easily reflect on and share lessons from projects, meetings, and events at work, driving rapid improvement cycles. Collaborative debriefing is a major component of this process. Collaborative debriefing allows multiple people who were involved in an event or task to contribute their point of view on how the event went, what […]

How To Build <br> A High Performance Culture <br> in 4 Steps

A culture of high performance brings greater cohesion and better business results. The good news is, building it isn’t rocket science, and doesn’t have to take up all your time or resources. Here’s how to get started. Why Build A High Performance Culture Some think of organizational culture as a ‘nice-to-have’, a publicity generating tool […]

3 Tips for Bold Leadership in Times of Crisis & Uncertainty

A former air force commander shares where leaders should focus when times get tough. In February of this year, we entered a familiar world. By the end of March, we lived in a completely different one. What seemed a couple of months ago like a temporary upheaval of the way we work is now settling […]

What is Organizational Culture, and Why Does it Matter?

It seems like everybody’s talking about culture these days. But… what is it? And why should busy founders and executives, laser focused on growing their companies, pay attention to it when they have so much else on their plate? The answer is simple: A strong organizational culture improves results. What is Culture Anyways? At Shamaym […]

Debriefing by Shamaym v. After-Action-Review: What’s the difference?

How do these two popular continuous improvement tools stack up, and which should you choose to help you build a high-performance organization. Building a continuous improvement culture is critical when you find your organization at a juncture, growing rapidly but seeking to maintain the transparent and open culture that got you to that point. Among […]

How SYNC Residential Builds a Crisis-Ready Remote Team

Oren Blatt, CEO of SYNC Residential, shares the practices he’s put in place to build a crisis-ready culture in his remote team, and how they’ve proven helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our team had a (virtual) chat with Oren Blatt who runs SYNC Residential, a property development and management company based in Houston. With 5,200 […]

What Can Combat Pilots Teach Us About Learning in Crisis?

As organizations across the globe struggle to keep populations healthy and businesses operational, a look at what combat pilots do to maintain high performance in crisis might offer helpful tools. Debriefing is Critical – Especially in Crisis It is not by chance that politicians and pundits are using the language of battle when describing their […]

COVID-19 is Changing the Way We Work. <br>Here is How You Keep Employees On Track.

Efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus have forced companies and teams to drastically change their work habits. Companies have instructed employees to work remotely, creating new challenges for managers to maintain efficiency. How can newly remote teams stay on track to deliver in these uncertain times? COVID-19 is Rapidly Changing the Reality of Work […]