Growing To Be A Better Communicator
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Criticism Is Not Feedback | #LEARNing2LEARN #Coaching #ModernEDU

Criticism Is Not Feedback | #LEARNing2LEARN #Coaching #ModernEDU | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it

Are You Open to Feedback?

Some people avoid feedback like the plague. They think that if they don’t know their flaws, they don’t have any. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that these folks make the same mistakes over and over again. Other people evade constructive feedback by surrounding themselves with yes people. They’d rather receive confirmation of their own ideas than be challenged by opposing views. While that might do wonders for their ego, it does little to advance their cause. The fact is, surrounding yourself with yes people is like talking to yourself.

Feedback should be welcomed rather than feared.

 


 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 9, 11:30 AM
Are You Open to Feedback?

Some people avoid feedback like the plague. They think that if they don’t know their flaws, they don’t have any. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that these folks make the same mistakes over and over again. Other people evade constructive feedback by surrounding themselves with yes people. They’d rather receive confirmation of their own ideas than be challenged by opposing views. While that might do wonders for their ego, it does little to advance their cause. The fact is, surrounding yourself with yes people is like talking to yourself.

Feedback should be welcomed rather than feared.

 

In fact, we should thank folks who make the effort to nurture us with their valuable input –– even if it hurts at times. How do you expect to become a better person if you don’t know where to begin? The truth is, practice doesn’t make perfect if you’re doing it wrong. Feedback enables us to learn about our shortcomings and take corrective action. Don’t bury your head…nourish it. That’s how excellence is born.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=feedback

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Coaching

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/practice-better-ways-to-say-i-dont-know-in-the-classroom/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Criticism

 

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The Key To Great Feedback? Praise the Process, Not the Person

The Key To Great Feedback? Praise the Process, Not the Person | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it

Even with the best intentions, feedback can easily backfire. The praise you give doesn’t lead to greater confidence. Your expert advice seems to take the wind right out of his sails. You decide to “go easy” on her, only to find her growing more anxious by the minute. And you are far from alone if you’ve had a hard time figuring out why.

 

Fortunately, scientific studies of motivation have identified clear, principled reasons why some types of feedback work, and others don’t. It is neither mysterious nor random. If you’ve gotten it wrong in the past (and who hasn’t?), then you can do a better job giving feedback from now on by sticking to a few simple rules.


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Nancy J. Herr's curator insight, February 24, 2014 1:39 PM

The same advice we give teachers about feedback to their students and developing a growth mindset applies to our feedback for staff.

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Siti Noraisha Mohamed Senin's curator insight, February 25, 2014 9:45 AM

Providing feedback to students could help them realise their strengths and faults. All praise and no constructive feedback might backfire on the learning progress of the students as they do not know what exactly went well or otherwise. 

 

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How to deal with Negative Feedback

How to deal with Negative Feedback | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
No one likes negative feedback.
And it takes a lot of maturity, positivity and experience to handle these situations.

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