Category Archive: Feedback

Five Solutions to Tough Conversation That Work

All great leaders have tough conversations; career success demands them. The more impact you have the tougher the conversations become. The path to career advancement begins with technical skill and then moves to… Continue reading

How to get others to appreciate your great ideas?

Being supportive means going-with rather than going-against. I was having coffee with a few local business men when I realized again that going against can be annoying. A negative listening habit: When you… Continue reading

Overcoming the Danger of Familiarity

Image source Words are like a ship’s rudder; they establish and maintain life’s direction. During dinner with two successful leaders, one the COO of an organization with over 14,000 employees, I noticed the… Continue reading

Gathering options without creating obligations

The next time someone tells you what to do, ask them if they are prepared to take responsibility for any negative consequences. If that doesn’t soften their tone, chances are they are an… Continue reading

He loved his performance reviews! Seriously?

If I asked you what you enjoyed about working for your company, would you say performance appraisals? I could say lots of things about places I’ve worked. For example, “They all sucked at… Continue reading

Great Leaders Make Others Great

“Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great,” Mark Twain. The most important thing The leaders greatest challenge isn’t leading, it’s making others great. Settle for nothing less than growing leaders… Continue reading