Tag Archive: Feedback

Getting further with feedback

Ken Blanchard said, “Feedback is the breakfast of champions.” If you aren’t giving and receiving feedback your commitment to improvement and success is shallow at best. You’re stunting yourself and your organization. Getting… Continue reading

Building Morale

Others can try but no one can build morale like the leaders. The power of Morale John Maxwell comments, “When you’re winning nothing hurts.” Morale makes your successes seem bigger and your failures… Continue reading

Lessons from a new Hire

We’re hiring new people and I’ve noticed something about the ones who are driven to succeed. They hunger for positive feedback and instruction. On the other hand, organizational drifters don’t seem to need… Continue reading

Grateful for gratitude

We play a part in the progress of people around us. Our evaluations, suggestions, and tweaks of their behavior may or may not be helpful. One thing is certain. Positive comments, gratitude, and… Continue reading

Slay the Sandwich

(This is the “S” installment of the series “Alphabet for Leaders.”) It’s nearly instinctive to buffer bad news with good. Additionally, it’s standard practice to balance negative feedback with positive. It’s called the… Continue reading

10 Ways to get the most from criticism

Every leader hears both personal and organizational criticism. Personal criticism is directed toward leaders themselves and organizational criticism focuses on the organizations they lead. Here’s how to get the most from organizational criticism… Continue reading