Category: Feedback

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Feedback is perishable

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Feedback goes stale quickly. Give feedback as soon as possible and sensible after an incident. Delayed feedback is often no feedback. This is only one of 347 tips in my ebook, Become a Better Boss One Tip at a Time. Just promoted from individual contributor? Check out my book, Now You’re the Boss: Making the Most of  »  Read More

Feedback is Just the Beginning

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Everybody says that feedback is important, and it is. But feedback isn’t magical. You must add your insight and your effort to make it work. Start with receiving the feedback. Receive the Feedback When you get feedback from another person, pay attention to it. Sometimes that’s hard. It can be hard because the message  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: When you’re criticized

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You won’t make it through life or work without receiving criticism that hurts. Often, it will follow the words, “Can I give you a little feedback?” Sometimes the criticism will be valid and sometimes it will be unfair. Sometimes you will expect it and sometimes you won’t. Sometimes you’ll be angry or hurt  »  Read More

Feedback: 6 Tips for Giving It Well

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Nobody likes giving feedback New bosses dread it. Experienced bosses hate it. That’s what they told me in classes over more than twenty years. That’s a problem. Feedback is part of your job If you’re a boss, someone responsible for the performance of a group, feedback is part of your job. If you’re  »  Read More

Feedback without Fear

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Feedback. New bosses dread it. Experienced bosses hate it. Participants in my programs have told me that for over twenty-five years. So I’m always on the lookout for helpful advice on how to do that critical job well. “Conquering Your Fears of Giving Feedback ” is the headline of an interview with  »  Read More