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The 3 Types of Feedback (and How To Give Criticism Effectively)

Being an effective communicator is one of the hallmarks of any good leader, but knowing how to give feedback to your employees or peers is a skill that, unfortunately, far too many people haven’t cultivated. However, once you understand the best ways to offer your feedback, you will find that your team performs better, and your interpersonal relationships with your co-workers will also improve dramatically. Read more...

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Jaakko Kaikuluoma

Watch out for these mistakes with positive feedback

Positive feedback has enormous potential for you and your team. But there is also a quality aspect to all feedback. Here we're presenting four ideas to keep in mind. First, make sure you’re actually giving positive feedback. Second, focus on action and effort, not abilities and traits. Third, ensure there is a healthy balance between positive feedback and discussion about problems. Finally, make sure your feedback is given directly to the recipient. Read more...

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Jaakko Kaikuluoma

Ask for feedback like a pro with these 6 tips

Getting the right kind of feedback is crucial for our growth and to create psychological safety at work. Craft your next feedback request using these 6 tips, and you'll increase the likelyhood of getting helpful and truthful reinforcement and redirection. That is also how feedback cultures are created. Read more...

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Jaakko Kaikuluoma