Tag Archive: Feedback

How to Stop Bristling at Feedback

Leaders rarely say, “I’d like your feedback.” It’s even more rare for feedback to be received well. The most important thing about seeking feedback is the way it’s received. 5 reasons leaders bristle… Continue reading

The Leadership Pursuit that Enhances All Others

Short-sighted leaders love giving feedback, but seldom seek it. When was the last time you said, “I’d like your feedback.” Leaders don’t invite feedback because they don’t want it. You may say you don’t have… Continue reading

Most Feedback Begins in the Wrong Place

Don’t you “love” it when someone asks, “Do you mind if I give you some feedback?” You can’t say, “Yes, I do mind,” especially if it’s the boss. Wouldn’t you like to say, “Frankly,… Continue reading

How to Make Looking Bad Look Good

The path to remarkable is paved with feedback. Feedback, received well, transforms leaders. However, the behavior leaders fail at most is seeking feedback.  Feedback that hurts the most often helps the most.  Getting… Continue reading

Succeeding with the Bottom 10%

Every organization has a bottom 10% of employees, leaders, and managers who perform poorly. Your goal, if you can’t remove the bottom 10% is to maximize the situation. 7 reasons for poor performance:… Continue reading

The Behavior Leaders Fail at Most

The research of Kouzes and Posner indicates that seeking feedback is the behavior leaders fail at the most.* Useful feedback enables you to compare self-perception with the perception of others. Experience shows that the… Continue reading