Tag Archive: Feedback

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

Finding Your Greatest Contribution

The worst thing in life is recurring frustration that could be avoided. In life, everyone repeats until they learn. Your greatest contributions are the answers you find while navigating tough times – storms. The… Continue reading

When Effort is High But Performance is Low

Feedback is the issue when effort is high but performance is low. Poor performance persists until feedback – awareness and development – confronts it. Feedback protects people from spinning their wheels. Effort, apart from feedback,… Continue reading