Support people's thriving in life and they'll do extraordinary work.
What you can’t see can in
fact hurt you
Scientific evidence shows that people generally thrive and experience intrinsic motivation in an environment where they have purpose, are given autonomy, feel connected to one another, and have opportunities to grow. Today’s employees are actively seeking these experiences from their work.
Rather than focusing on the externalities that make up traditional Performance Management (results, compensation, rewards, and reprimands), create an environment where people feel safe to communicate candidly and compassionately, take creative risks, and appreciate the power of accountability.
Best-Self Management is a methodology
built on 3 main pillars:
built on 3 main pillars:
Simultaneously celebrating the greatness of your people (being), while inspiring continuous improvement (becoming). This begins with each leader’s own self-awareness.
Cultivate Relational Mastery
Rather than allowing a culture of relational friction to form with gossip and resentment, leaders support direct and honest communication, especially during those inevitable challenging conversations.
“15Five and its Best-Self Management philosophy reflects the important concept that every individual can out-perform if they’re given the right opportunity, environment, and support. I applaud 15Five for this approach and working to build a system that brings goals, skills, coaching, and self-assessment to teams in an easy-to-use scalable platform.”
“The Best-Self Academy is going to be such an integral part of our manager fundamentals program. And obviously, that then just helps us explain why 15Five is such a crucial part of managers’ roles.”
Manager Education & Leadership Development
15Five’s Best-Self Academy
Manager development courses and certifications based on leading research on how to create a more positive, psychologically safe workplace, where people are intrinsically motivated to perform at their peak. Trainings guide managers to communicate more effectively, measure and improve performance, and create a world-class workplace.
The Best-Self Management Certification
This forever free flagship certification empowers you with the “soft skills” to become a leader and manager who brings out the best in your team. The online program includes over 20 video lessons to improve your communication and feedback skills and expertly guide practices like Check-ins, 1-on-1s, and Objectives.
Best-Self Management Podcast
In the popular Best-Self Management Podcast, you’ll hear from 15Five co-founders David Hassell and Shane Metcalf about how they built an 8-figure business, with a stellar culture that’s rated #3 in the country on Glassdoor! David and Shane interview academics, business leaders, and coaches, who are revolutionizing our understanding of human performance and facilitating transformation in the world of work.