Attention: Feedback Givers! Don’t Become the 21%

Attention: Feedback Givers! Don't Become the 21%

This week’s tip is about working through the fears that can arise within feedback givers. We are all feedback givers in one way or another, but people managers are often in such a position far more than others. At work yesterday, someone booked a video call with me titled “Need your feedback on X.” I … Read more

Seeking Feedback with a Pure Intention

Seeking Feedback with a Pure Intention

This week’s tip is about seeking feedback not to tick a box or be perceived in a certain way, but to genuinely discover opportunities to grow. If you’ve spent some time with my content, you know I’m all-in on the power of what is referred to as “feedback-seeking behavior” in academic literature. Here is a … Read more

Giving Feedback for Impact After Receipt (IAR)

Giving Feedback for Impact After Receipt (IAR)

This week’s tip is about giving feedback that has an ongoing impact on someone’s life or professional development. Giving feedback is a gift. Yes, I know that phrase is often about receiving feedback — but think about it. As a feedback giver, you have the immense honor of shaping the direction of a person’s improvement, … Read more

Getting Feedback About Received Feedback

Getting Feedback About Received Feedback

This week’s tip is about ensuring you get a second (and maybe third) opinion on particularly challenging feedback you’ve received. As I shared in this video, I learned this lesson the hard way and I do not wish the same for you. Over the years, I’ve learned that many of us take a few of … Read more

Develop Your Feedback Fallback Phrase

Develop your feedback fallback phrase: Feedback Tips Weekly #1

This week’s tip is about intentionally developing your feedback fallback phrase. If you’re like most folks, you already have one of these, but you may not have put much thought into making it work for your needs. Okay, so a feedback fallback phrase is the phrase you use after you’ve received feedback you need time … Read more

How to Respond: Can I Get Your Feedback?

How to respond: Can I get your feedback?

This week’s tip is about skillfully responding when someone asks: Can I get your feedback? Before we dive in, it can be helpful to understand this feedback dynamic better. First, remember that getting asked for feedback is generally a very positive opening act of a feedback experience. It likely means the feedback seeker respects your … Read more