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The Ultimate Feedback Guide

In any professional's life, feedback is one of the best ways to communicate appreciation and to understand how we could do better in the future. In other words, it’s essential for us to learn, grow, achieve our full potential and to remain engaged at work. In this guide, we will share everything you need to know about feedback. Click the links to learn more, and bookmark this page to find these…

The Recipe for Perfect Feedback

Is there a recipe for perfect feedback? Dozens of models have been suggested, but our research shows that the best option is a blend of the top two. That way, you get the strengths of both approaches, but not the weaknesses. What Are the Top Two Traditional Models? As we reviewed dozens of feedback formulas, we quickly discovered that there were two that stood out above the rest. The first is Non…

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

In this brief article, we will look at the three types of feedback and explain how and when to use each type for the best results. 1. Reinforcing Feedback All too often, people think of feedback as a negative thing. The truth is that positive reinforcement can be a powerful tool in fostering a supportive and effective team environment, which should, in fact, be the goal of any workplace or…

Watch out for these mistakes with positive feedback

The evidence in favour of positive feedback coming from leaders and co-workers is overwhelmingly strong. Positive feedback improves creative problem solving, performance under pressure, social relationships, and even individuals’ physiology. In addition to the good feelings it creates, positive feedback reinforces mutual trust and helps build on individual strengths. However, there are some ways…

Ask for feedback like a pro with these 6 tips

Feedback conversations are some of the most stressful social situations in our lives. Great feedback is not easy to give or get and it certainly does not happen by accident. While feedback has a potential to build trust and respect, many people have had bad experiences with feedback (being on either side of the table). Our natural instincts may therefore suggest we avoid a threatening feedback…