Many leaders will say that providing constructive criticism and negative feedback is tough: deciding what to say, and when, can be a challenge. It doesn't have to be, though. These resources will have you giving meaningful, effective feedback to your team in no time.
There's no reason to give feedback that's ineffective... it's just awful for everyone involved. These articles help you give the kind of feedback that can truly change behaviors.
How do you approach an opportunity for feedback in a way that's not awkward and uncomfortable? (Those are two adjectives that describe most of my conversations, by the way.)
Have you put off giving feedback to your team? Here are some common excuses, along with some research that says maybe you *should* wait to give negative feedback. Who knew?
While giving honest feedback is critical, you shouldn't always say exactly what you're thinking. Here's how to avoid some common pitfalls.
Researchers have found that women are often given feedback that is less constructive, more personal, and not at all specific. That's not helpful for anyone!
Do your employees have an opportunity to give you (or your managers) feedback? They do at Google. Learn more about this process and how you and your team could benefit from it.