Two Fine Things….

5 Oct

… every manager should do.  First, maintain a high say/do ratio.

Second, make sure your people get as much feedback about their performance as possible.  Take some time to reflect on how candid you are and understand the power of thoughtful negative feedback.  Also, understand that when you are using feedback one of the goals is to improve your working relationship with your colleague. Thus, attention to your emotional message is very important.  For a more in-depth discussion of this goto: What did you say? Feedback. What’s That?

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