Tag Archive: Feedback

Taking Criticism Like a Pro

This question arrived from a reader: “My boss says I need to get better at taking criticism.” Confidence when criticized: Confidence is a product of knowing what to do next. Close your eyes… Continue reading

The Second Question

Image source Managers first ask, “How can we best leverage current resources to achieve desired ends?” The second question is, “What do team members love doing – within the parameters of desired ends?” People… Continue reading

5 Reasons We Argue When We Agree

Have you ever argued with someone only to discover you agreed? One partner said to his other partners – who were in heated discussion – “You’re both arguing for the same thing.” I… Continue reading

20 Ways to Disagree with your Boss

If you never disagree you’re irrelevant. Here’s how to disagree successfully: Ask what to do if you disagree before disagreements emerge. Watch and learn when others disagree. Avoid win-lose situations, it’s likely you’ll… Continue reading

Thriving Through Processes

Organizations without processes never thrive.  Effective and efficient processes create platforms that enable, enhance, and evaluate both individual and organizational performance. What’s your systematic process for achieving breakthroughs, living transparently, or solving problems?… Continue reading

Stop Working Hard to Remain Stupid

***** Inexperience is under rated. Inexperienced people enjoy the courage of ignorance. They say, “Why not” rather than “we tried that.” Ignorance allows them to see what could be. They see fewer problems… Continue reading