Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Discovering characteristics of effective feedback, part of Delivering Employee Feedback.
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…When you think about it, giving feedback sounds pretty simple.…You open your mouth and give someone the…information you feel they need about something they did.…It doesn't sound too complex but in fact in can be.…To be honest, what's easy is to give someone…feedback and have them walk away confused or even angry.…If you want to be sure they hear you,…understand you, and feel properly motivated to use your feedback,…there are several guidelines you'll want to follow.…First, I want you to remember that all useful feedback is specific, not general.…
It's common to frame things using general words because we often feel…that to be very specific is too personal, and might cause tension.…That's not true if you're positive in your delivery.…If you want them to hear you, be specific.…Don't say, I think you can run meetings more efficiently.…When you really mean, I feel that you…allow your agenda to be sidetracked by others.…The more specific your feedback, the more…it will be understood and seriously considered.…Next, strive to make all feedback…
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