The Right Balance

In the last post we looked at feedback and how much we provide. Today we are going to look at the right balance of encouraging v. corrective feedback. Most of us are fairly adept at providing corrective feedback and it probably makes up most of our feedback output…somewhere upwards of 70%. While that keeps peopleContinue reading The Right Balance

Are They Getting Enough Feedback?

Feedback is the communication process of aligning employee behaviors with manager expectations. Basically, we want our direct reports to do what they’re supposed to do. But how do we know if they know what they’re supposed to do? That’s where feedback saves the day. You get another chance to express your expectations of them. AsContinue reading Are They Getting Enough Feedback?

Leaders Analyze

Effective leadership is an amalgam of attributes, values, and skills. And we will explore all of these over the many months and years ahead of us on this journey to lead and succeed. As Lao-tzu professed, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Let’s take the first step. The first stepContinue reading Leaders Analyze