Feedback in the Moment - Seize the Opportunity! When was the last time you gave feedback? If you are a manager, you may give feedback twice a year during performance reviews, but we're talking about everyone giving feedback in the moment. Many of us are hesitant to give feedback. We worry that giving it will damage our relationships. We wonder if it’s our place to give someone feedback. Yet, a recent Gallup poll shows that people would prefer receiving negative feedback to receiving little or no feedback at all. In other words, people crave feedback.
Have You Ever Experienced a Confidence Shaking Moment? We've all been there. You're about to deliver a high stakes presentation, negotiate an important contract, or make a bold recommendation. It's the culmination of all your hard work and preparation. Then, almost instantaneously, something or someone throws you off track. All of your self confidence is now quickly replaced by fear or anxiety - at the worst. possible. moment.
A new year represents a fresh start, both personally and professionally. In 2018, how do you want to grow as a leader? Is your goal to become more inspiring? Or more persuasive? Or, are you looking to create more alignment on your team? One way to improve in all of these areas is to practice empathy. Below is a tool you can use to put empathy into action — in business, and in life.