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The Power of Frequent Feedback: It’s a Key to Driving Better Productivity

The Power of Frequent Feedback: It’s a Key to Driving Better Productivity | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
“Listen, I want you to take the lead in LA on the next project. You are doing an amazing job and deserve it. You continue to impress me. Keep up the great work!
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As a manager you need to be giving continual feedback to your team. Not just at performance reviews. Ron Thomas's article contains some interesting points

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David Resce's curator insight, November 8, 2013 7:27 AM

If only everyone knew how much constructive and positive feeback helped others. This article comments on productivity in a business situation; but what about education, relationships, families etc? 

Everything and everyone can benefit from a good bit of feedback :)

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Giving feedback is something that we all need to do.  We can get it so wrong at times and the results can be catastrophic.  These articles are full of the does and don't.  You may not agree with all the points, but that's down to you and your style.
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Why Feedback Is a Business Imperative | Switch and Shift

Why Feedback Is a Business Imperative | Switch and Shift | Giving feedback | Scoop.it

The importance of measuring the climate you create cannot be understated.


Via Fred Zimny, David Hain
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Thought this blog by @fritzmt  was great, in relation to #feedback.  We have all dealt with, or been in the vicinity of managers who confuse teams, through their lack of feedback - Or their contradictory feedback.  How do they rise to these lofty positions?  Feedback must be clear and concise - Measure often & evaluate consistently

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Winners actively seek feedback - the breakfast of champions!

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7 Tips for Giving Great Feedback

7 Tips for Giving Great Feedback | Giving feedback | Scoop.it

Practice, do it early, and always be interested.

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@DeboraPetersen of Stanford Graduate School of Business, highlights -  7 tips for giving great #feedback

 

Good blog and point 1 is aimed at me!

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9 Things Great Leaders Say Every Day

9 Things Great Leaders Say Every Day | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
People judge you by what you do--and by what you say. Here are nine phrases that should roll off your lips every single day.
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Thought this was worth sharing by @BillMurphyJr - Messages you need to communicate - #feedback as a leader

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How to give challenging feedback

How to give challenging feedback | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
the benefits of using human resource management for your business.
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Ian Day @coach_challenge gives 5 key points on how to give #challengingfeedback.  I thinks point 5 is so important and can be miss handled by some organisations.

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Using 360 Degree Feedback Coaching Effectively In Executive Education

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A fascinating article on “coaching 360 feedback” which will certainly give you something to thinks about.

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You Are Not Special Commencement Speech from Wellesley High School

"You are not special" speech at 2012 Wellesley High School Graduation
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I listen to this again yesterday and thought that it was worth a share. "you are not special".  A list of life lessons from a High School princilpe to the departing year.  Will they take on board his #feedback?

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How to write appraisal form comments | Performance Objectives Now

How to write appraisal form comments | Performance Objectives Now | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
Four quick tips for how to write appraisal form comments
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#feedback comments are the real meat on the bones of an appraisal, or any feedback tool.  @joanhenshaw has 4 tips that you may find useful.

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360 Degree Feedback Blog | How to Maximize the Impact of 360-Degree Feedback Interpretation

360 Degree Feedback Blog | How to Maximize the Impact of 360-Degree Feedback Interpretation | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
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Striking the balance when giving #360feedback? The feedback data is from the past, but it's there to help shape your future behaviour.  

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The Art of Criticism: Giving a Message Without Ruining the Relationship

The Art of Criticism: Giving a Message Without Ruining the Relationship | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
By Stephen E. Kohn and Vincent D. O'Connell “Used artfully, feedback on competencies can be a priceless tool for self-examination and for cultivating change and growth. Used poorly, it can …
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Emotional fallout of poorly executed criticism. Stephen Kohn & Vincent O'Connell explain their views around art of criticism

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LEADERSHIP - CROSS-CULTURAL LEADERSHIP - How to run operations in markets we don't understand - By Professor Ben Bryant - Mobilizing People - Orchestrating Winning Performance

LEADERSHIP - CROSS-CULTURAL LEADERSHIP - How to run operations in markets we don't understand - By Professor Ben Bryant - Mobilizing People - Orchestrating Winning Performance | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
Tomorrow's Challenges summarize current ideas, research output and projects of IMD Faculty, with links to related programs, books, podcasts, videos and articles.
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Cultural Differences - This article by Ben Bryant & Karsten Jonsen covers how the International Air Transport Association, worked to over come the cultural differences that they were experiencing

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Giving Feedback Across Cultures

Giving Feedback Across Cultures | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
What works in Stuttgart won't work in Shanghai.
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For global HR teams, sometimes, the culture differences around giving development feedback isn't taken into account. Or just forgotten. This can lead to organisational development stalling in teams around the globe. Which can have disastrous results, if not handled correctly. The Article "Giving Feedback Across Cultures" contains some helpful tips.

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Common Mistakes Managers Make While Giving Feedback

Common Mistakes Managers Make While Giving Feedback | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
Manager's feedback helps employees to realize the reasons for their performance inconsistencies and suggest a corrective course of action.Read more ›
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Came across this article on giving feedback. It has some good points, but I thought that the comments on the article were interesting

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Karen May of Google, on Conquering Fears of Giving Feedback

Karen May of Google, on Conquering Fears of Giving Feedback | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
Karen May, vice president for people development at Google, says that many executives have trouble telling workers how they can improve their performance.
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Karen May of Google, answers questions - on giving direct #feedback, which many CEO's seem to struggle to do. It's worth a look.

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Clumsy Feedback Is a Poorly Wrapped Gift

Clumsy Feedback Is a Poorly Wrapped Gift | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
But smart leaders still know how to receive it.
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#NegativeFeedback can be seen as a gift! Just ignore the wrapping.  Roger Schwarz from @LeadSmarter explains.... 

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Moment of Trust - How to Give Feedback That Build Trust, not Destroys it!

Moment of Trust - How to Give Feedback That Build Trust, not Destroys it! | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
“ Giving feedback to someone is a "moment of trust" - an opportunity to either build or erode trust in the relationship.

Via David Hain
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Some great guidelines from @RandyConley on giving #feedback - Take a look.

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David Hain's curator insight, February 24, 4:00 AM

'People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel. '     ~Maya Angelou

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Giving Feedback That Works | CEO.com

Giving Feedback That Works | CEO.com | Giving feedback | Scoop.it

Giving Feedback that works - by Tony Schwartz

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Tony Schwartz looks at "giving #feedback that works".  In doing so, Tony touches on the work by Psychologist Robert Kegan, with regards to "Deconstructive Criticism".  It's worth a look!

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Organizations Don't Tweet - People Do

Keynote speech by Euan Semple about his book: Organizations Don't Tweet - People Do.

 

Consider this statement: How can you be a thought leader if no one knows what you think? 


Via Kenneth Mikkelsen
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Euan Semple explains his view around the use of social media, #feedback and #leadership - feedback is about "writing ourselves into existence"

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Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, October 9, 2013 5:35 AM

See also my previous Scoop about Euan Semple's book here.  

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Why Are We Managers So Poor at Feedback? It’s Like Trying to Explain How to Use a Towel to a Fish

Why Are We Managers So Poor at Feedback?  It’s Like Trying to Explain How to Use a Towel to a Fish | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
Most HR professionals believe that a manager’s most important job is to give feedback to employees.  Yet most managers are so poor at it which means the feedback is infrequent, poorly timed, of poo...
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The Power of Frequent Feedback: It’s a Key to Driving Better Productivity

The Power of Frequent Feedback: It’s a Key to Driving Better Productivity | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
“Listen, I want you to take the lead in LA on the next project. You are doing an amazing job and deserve it. You continue to impress me. Keep up the great work!
Lumus360's insight:

As a manager you need to be giving continual feedback to your team. Not just at performance reviews. Ron Thomas's article contains some interesting points

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David Resce's curator insight, November 8, 2013 7:27 AM

If only everyone knew how much constructive and positive feeback helped others. This article comments on productivity in a business situation; but what about education, relationships, families etc? 

Everything and everyone can benefit from a good bit of feedback :)

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360 FEEDBACK, A FARCE? | The Times Of India

360 FEEDBACK, A FARCE? | The Times Of India | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
How effective really is this frequently talked about tool by organisations. The phrase ‘360 degree’is widely understood as ‘all-encompassing’or ‘covering all aspects’.
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It's the same all around the world, if you don't have organisational maturity, you will not reap the benefits of #360feedback

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Don't Sugarcoat Negative Feedback

Don't Sugarcoat Negative Feedback | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
A spoonful of sugar does not help the medicine go down.
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Steve Berglas, makes some very interesting points around giving Negative feedback as a consultant - "don't sugar coat it".  To giving feedback to young "hot shot" managers.  It's worth a read.

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Sometimes Negative Feedback is Best

Sometimes Negative Feedback is Best | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
Positive feedback is better for novices. Negative, for experts.
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This article has some interesting points to think about, when you next give someone feedback. Such as, are they an expert in their field of work...So how do you handle them?

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Praise vs. Criticism: What’s the Right Amount to Give Employees?

Praise vs. Criticism: What’s the Right Amount to Give Employees? | Giving feedback | Scoop.it
We all know the compliment sandwich is a bad idea as it sends employees confusing mixed messages (“Am I doing a good job or not?”). We also all know that constructive criticism is …
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An interesting Post that contains research around ratio's re: negative to positive feedback. Something to bare in mind when giving feedback

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