Most of us recognise that giving and receiving feedback is a difficult task and one that we need to get better at. But a number of recent surveys by Zenger Folkman suggest that up to 44% of us find it stressful to have those difficult conversations, the ones we..
Our job as leaders is to make our people, our teams and our organisations successful. In order to do this effectively, it is imperative that we help our people get better. Providing effective feedback is the most powerful tool we have in our toolkit to help us..
Feedback is the cheapest and most powerful, yet most underused, development tool that we have at our disposal. It is our responsibility, as leaders, to create an environment where feedback is part of our operating DNA. Feedback helps our teams get and stay on track,..
We are all seeking to be the best we can be. As leaders, this means we need to focus on creating an environment where giving and receiving of feedback is part of our operating DNA, the way we do business. This in turn, means we need to be effective in giving and..
Feedback is a gift. A gift that we will often actively seek out and, at other times, will arrive unsolicited. No matter how the feedback arrives, we should see it as an opportunity to learn, grow and develop. Sounds easy doesn’t it? Yet we know from the hundreds of..
The feedback from your 360 degree survey is just data until you put it into an action plan. Creating action plans for your participants can be beneficial not only for them in their role but also for the organisation as a whole.
Although survey construction is important, they are not as important as the ultimate aim of the survey. Once the survey has been completed and you have received the results is when the real work begins. To ensure that the results are used to their maximum value, it is..
Although receiving fair and valid feedback that is presented in a constructive manner can be very instructive and helpful, most of us find critical feedback difficult to receive. It is hard to keep a non-defensive and open attitude as the implication is that we are..