Monthly Archives: February 2017

Are you giving feedback to your team – or just labelling them?

  “You’re so inspirational” “She’s so charismatic” "You're not very diplomatic" “He's being constructive” “You’re not proactive enough” “He’s so confident” “You need to be more statesmanlike” Have you ever said any of these things to or about your team members - or had them said to you? What response did these statements elicit? A [...]

By | 2017-05-23T09:28:08+01:00 February 23rd, 2017|Blog|1 Comment

Make feedback part of your leadership brand

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos famously said, “Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” Now there’s a thought…What do your colleagues say about YOU when you’re not in the room? If you want to accelerate your career progress, it’s worth investing some time and effort in your personal brand, particularly [...]

By | 2017-05-23T09:28:09+01:00 February 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Should you give feedback to loved ones?

Image: IuliiaLapoko©DepositPhotos When I’m doing workshops about feedback, questions often come up about giving and getting feedback with loved ones. Sometimes people are very open about it - Q: “Should I give my husband positive feedback?”  A: “It depends.” Sometimes people hang back after the session to ask their questions when the room’s [...]

By | 2017-05-23T09:28:09+01:00 February 9th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to give your boss feedback?

Image: Diego Schtutman/deposit photos When I ask this question in Zoomly’s training workshops, several souls usually respond with: “Awkward!” “You obviously haven’t met my boss!” or simply “Nooooo!”   We then have to work on what’s stopping people giving their manager feedback, how to get past those self-imposed obstacles - and what to [...]

By | 2017-05-23T09:28:09+01:00 February 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments