Steffen Maier

About the Author

Steffen Maier is the co-founder of impraise a web-based and mobile solution for actionable, timely feedback at work. Based in San Francisco and Amsterdam, Impraise turns tedious annual performance reviews into an easy process by enabling users to give and receive valuable feedback in real-time and when it’s most helpful.

They Don’t Trust the Boss, But They’ll Rent a Room to a Stranger

How important is trust for an organization? In a survey by Interaction Associates, over 80% of employees said being effective in their work requires a high degree of trust in their co-workers (85%), boss (82%) and direct reports (81%). For…

6 Steps Every Company Can Take to Develop Women Leaders

This is second of two parts on gender diversity in leadership positions. Today’s article offers some steps organizations can take to develop future women leaders. Part one is here. ———— Between 2015 and 2016, the percentage of women in the…

Women May Be Better Leaders Than Men, So Why Aren’t There More?

This is first of two parts on gender diversity in leadership positions. Today’s article discusses the current lack of women leaders, the reasons why, as well as describing the benefits women leaders bring to an organization. Part two, offering solutions,…

Performance Reviews: Why Once A Year Isn’t Enough

In the news today we’re constantly seeing major companies announce they’re dumping their old performance management systems for more agile solutions. Accenture, Adobe, Deloitte, Gap and Microsoft are just a few of the big names that have upgraded their people…