Giving Tough Feedback
It can be tough to give tough feedback. The challenge is to do so in a way that motivates change without making the other person feel defensive. There are several common pitfalls in offering negative feedback: using the opportunity to blow off steam instead of to coach, surrounding negative feedback with so much positive feedback that it goes unnoticed, or simply avoiding and delaying because we anticipate the employee will become argumentative.
Writing in the Harvard Business Review, management professor and executive coach Monique Valcour notes that powerful, high-impact feedback conversations share the following elements:
What was your experience the last time you had to deliver tough feedback? To join the conversation, click "comments" above.
11/24/2020 11:52:07 am
This one is REALLY good.
As a leader of 25 here at work, I am having a chat with a 22 yr old today. This post is supportive to help him see his value as a person, as a teammate, and asking HIM questions is priceless. I've suggested he consider me, 63, a "wingman" to his success now and in the future.
11/25/2020 02:33:28 pm
This is great Greg. Thank you for sharing with our community.
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