Feed-forward: A new approach to feedback

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Employee engagement and retention is a hot topic in Corporate America and because of that, it’s time we approach feedback differently. As leaders, we must redefine the word ‘feedback’ and view it as a positive, constructive concept that can boost innovation, solve problems and build empowerment in organizations. Within the next 10 years, Millennials are…

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Get Off the Sidelines During Your Annual Review

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It’s easy to think of your annual review as a passive experience. You could just sit there and nod while your boss lists your shortcomings or assigns you with new goals for the coming year. Hopefully not! Even if your boss conducts a decent annual review, it’s up to you to own both your career…

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5 Tips for Getting Real + Honest Feedback

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Feedback is a crucial part of all business relationships. Companies need feedback from their customers to ensure their product or service is what their customer wants and needs. Employees need feedback to reinforce when they are performing well or redirect behavior or actions that might be derailing their success. Most importantly, leaders need feedback from…

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Freedom from the Feedback Frenzy

For many employees, The Annual Review is quickly approaching. Don’t dread it. Instead, prepare for it. You can only control your side on the receiving end, so get ready to make the most of it. To prepare for constructive criticism, we can learn from Sheila Heen. She’s a lecturer at Harvard Law School, a partner…

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