Tag Archive: Feedback

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

See it say it

When was the last time you said a good word to a co-worker, employee, spouse, son, or daughter? Here’s how.  Don’t wait till later.  See it say it. Describe the positive behavior you… Continue reading