Tag Archive: Feedback

Strategies for Dealing with Defensive Employees

Feedback is wasted on Mr. Defensive. He closes his mind to anything that feels threatening.  The chronically defensive can’t benefit from helpful suggestions or constructive feedback. Strategies of Mr. Defensive: The moment you… Continue reading

3 Ways to Make the Most of Difficult Feedback

New Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Alex Vorobieff to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of  “Transform Your Company: Escape Frustration, Align… Continue reading

Dear Dan: My Boss Says I’m Off-Putting But I Don’t Agree

Dear Dan, I am a female professional working in government (I am not a manager but am in a position of influence and leadership). I have received feedback from my manager that I… Continue reading

How to Challenge Confident Creatives

This post is over 300 words! Dear Dan, I manage a large team of creatives who range from 20 to 70 years of age. I fall in the earlier category. Part of my… Continue reading

Five Principles of Encouragement From a Seven Sentence Email

Dan – I hope you are doing great!   I watched your video about five ideas to avoid complaining and really enjoyed it. Thank you! Also – while I was watching the video… Continue reading

How to Show Up Like a Leader Today

The most important leadership choice of the day is choosing how you show up. Don’t react to people and circumstance. Respond from intention. Show up: How you show up determines where you end… Continue reading