Ignite! Newsletter Each month Ignite! explores a different topic designed to help HR, L&D, and training professionals improve productivity, employee engagement, and customer retention by exploring best practices in management training and leadership development. October 2016 Rethinking Performance Management "People are surprised when they hear information in a yearly performance review that, in the past year, either hadn't been delivered with the necessary sense of importance or hadn't been delivered at all. As a result, people often feel ambushed," says Scott Blanchard, principal and EVP with The Ken Blanchard Companies. Explore the October 2016 Issue of Ignite! Start Your Subscription Subscribe today to start receiving your free montly issue of our award winning newsletter Ignite! Ignite! Featured Article Archive Read featured articles from past issues of the Ignite Newsletter.