Because of the way negative feedback can make us feel, we often overlook the fact that receiving feedback is actually an important component of growth, both on a professional and a personal level. However we need to learn more about ourselves, so we can continue to grow and become the best version of ourselves. This is why it is as important to learn how to receive feedback as it is to know how to give feedback.
poorly performing or mis-behaving team members. I have also facilitated more performance management related workshops than I care to remember (it will make me feel old). One thing I have learned, and the stats above confirm, is that even though a majority of managers understand on some level that they need to give feedback to their team members, half of those same managers shy well away from giving feedback, especially if it involves a difficult conversation. In short, Houston we have a problem. Read on for my top ten tips on how to give feedback.