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Monday, July 1, 2019
What advice would you offer to managers on giving negative feedback? Take emotion out of the conversation. Be clear, concise, and to the point. Don't drag the conversation out, but allow...
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
You know leadership is the critical success factor in your organization. Gallup research indicates that 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement is tied to the manager. And...
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Friday, June 21, 2019
For the workplace, create a blueprint about exchanging feedback that is built around the achievement of topline results, a mutual commitment to growth, and employee empowerment. Giving...
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Thursday, June 20, 2019
We’re starting a movement to fix feedback. If you’re ready to move beyond a world where feedback hurts more than it helps, where feedback power rests only with those who have titles and...
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Tuesday, June 4, 2019
In my first blog post, I made the case that we have feedback all wrong. Not only do we have it wrong, but we’re paying a significant price for our missteps and misuse. The call for a...
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Friday, May 17, 2019
Feedback—the mere mention of the word can make your blood pressure and defenses rise. For many of us, it's a dirty word that we associate with painful conversations, bias, politics,...
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Thursday, May 2, 2019
It’s so disappointing to receive a gift you can’t use until you get the batteries to make it work. Giving someone feedback without offering them coaching to make sense of what they are...
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Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Mention the word feedback and most people cringe, at least on the inside. But feedback isn’t the problem. How feedback is delivered is most often the issue. Poor feedback delivery skills...
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Friday, March 29, 2019
Besides actions and results, authentic leadership is about making a commitment to people and relationships. Smart managers know that they can enhance trust even further through true and...
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Thursday, March 21, 2019
As a corporate trainer and professional speaker, I speak on various topics (such as communications, meeting facilitation, team development, and project management) to a variety of different...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2019
We know from research and from our personal experience that the leadership styles a leader chooses to use have a direct impact on what it feels like to work in that organization—the...
TD Magazine
Friday, February 1, 2019
Understand why your employees get anxious about feedback and learn how to overcome your fear of delivering it. What is the most feared word in business? Feedback. The most feared five words...
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Thursday, January 24, 2019
“Human freedom involves our capacity to pause, . . . to choose the one response toward which we wish to throw our weight.” —Rollo MayKnowing what words to use in any given situation is a...
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Many managers are not good at providing feedback, yet it is one of the most important tools they have to improve a team member’s performance. Indeed, people rely on accurate, useful...
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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
This is the third in a series of five posts to describe how managers can coach people to practice genuine collaboration in the workplace. These posts represent excerpts from the ATD’s new...
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
“Doesn’t mind embarrassing others to make sure everyone knows he’s in charge.” The answer, written on the back of an oversized index card, was followed by four additional bullet points,...
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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
In Hans Christian Andersen's fable The Red Shoes, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love...
TD Magazine
Monday, December 3, 2018
Do you have a problem employee on your team? Providing fact-based, judgment-free feedback can help you overcome the personal and business challenges such employees present—and help them...
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Friday, November 9, 2018
Imagine you and your boss have been working together for a long time and things are running fairly well. You know each other’s styles, preferences, and communication needs. Then, wham! You...
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