We’ve heard your feedback loud and clear. Our articles about giving feedback to employees — whether you’re dealing with a difficult situation or complimenting them on a job well done — are consistently among our most popular. That’s why we’re collecting our favorite blog posts on feedback and appreciation into a one-stop resource you can keep handy. Bookmark this article now and use it the next time you need to offer feedback.
- Why is it so hard to give feedback? If you struggle with giving candid performance feedback, take a look at your mindset.
- Making awkward feedback easier. Have you been putting off talking to an employee about a behavior, habit or mannerism that’s giving people the wrong impression of him? This article can help.
- Fast, easy ways to recognize employees. Giving more praise and appreciation doesn’t have to be time-consuming.
- The two-part feedback formula. This process can take a lot of the emotional charge out of giving feedback.
- Feedback and respect. Respect is closely tied to job satisfaction. And the setting you choose for delivering feedback can convey respect or disrespect.
- Develop others (without draining yourself). Sometimes the team members who need the most feedback are the very ones who sap your energy.
- Directness is key. If you shy away from telling team members what’s holding them back, you’re ultimately hurting them.
- Lead by helping your team grow. One of leaders’ main jobs is developing others. Feedback is part of that process.
- How to help a ‘stuck’ employee. Have you ever been frustrated with a team member who isn’t performing as you need — and who’s showing no signs of changing?
- The power of celebrating successes. It’s essential to do this for your team members — and for yourself!
You can learn much more about giving feedback and other ways to help your team succeed in my book “Show Up. Step Up. Step Out. Leadership Through a New Lens.” Follow the link to download five free chapters!