A Proactive Approach to Tough Feedback

One of the hardest things a manager has to do is sit down with an employee and discuss a serious behavior or performance issue, especially when if it’s going to … Read more

12 Flavors of Feedback

“Feedback is the breakfast of champions.” –           Ken Blanchard Yes, feedback can be motivational and developmental. But it can also be a cold, harsh slap in the face. It all … Read more

10 Ways to Get Brutally Candid Feedback

Read my latest post over at About.com Management and Leadership for 10 ways to get candid feedback. Just make sure that when you do, you listen, keep your mouth shut, and … Read more

The Truth Doesn’t Have to Hurt

Guest post from Deb Bright:   Here it is the end of the year. You are feeling pretty good about how things are going in general but you have trepidations … Read more

Informal Coaching and Feedback

“Performance feedback and coaching shouldn’t just happen once a year during a formal performance review. In order to create real, measurable, and meaningful change, it is also important to supplement … Read more