Feedback: Beginning Leadership

16 Nov

Last week I linked you to a fascinating and instructive article in the New Yorker about the trajectory of a woman to the top leadership role at the New York Times.  This week the link is to an interview in the NY Times that is an insightful example and a model of how a manger develops into a leader.  Interestingly she begins with learning how to use feedback and then understanding that feedback works with everyone, not just the high performers.  There are important lessons in this article and it’s well worth a couple re-reads.

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2 Responses to “Feedback: Beginning Leadership”

  1. Lynn Manternach November 16, 2011 at 7:16 am #

    Great insights John – and perfect timing for me. I have a meeting with an employee tomorrow where clear and focused feedback is needed. Thanks to you and this link, I’m better prepared..


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