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Why You Shouldn’t Sit On Feedback culture feedback psychology Apr 20, 2021

In my viral essay, ‘The Best Way to Develop Your Team Isn’t Feedback’, I make the case that if your goal is to help your people develop, then sharing your...

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How to Ask for Something Hard communications feedback psychology Mar 22, 2021

When you’re a founder, you sometimes have to ask people for something they may not want to give. Perhaps, you’re asking your investors to invest in a bridge round,...

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An Alternative To 360° Feedback (That Takes One Hour) feedback leadership meetings Feb 17, 2021

The 360-degree feedback process can help employees and managers get a better sense of how they are perceived by others across their organisation. However, putting it into...

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Effective One-on-Ones: A Guide for Managers and Reports culture feedback management Jan 20, 2021

Want to build a strong team? Learn how you can run effective 1on1s, as well as practical tips on what to do before, during, and after the meeting.

How effective are your...

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How to Listen More Carefully communications feedback psychology Jan 13, 2021

The ability to listen is an essential skill for leaders. Here are three levels of listening that will help you learn to actively listen to your team.

Whatever your field, one...

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How to Run a Leadership Retrospective feedback leadership meetings Nov 11, 2020

Learn how to run an effective leadership retrospective that will engage your team, help them give feedback, and improve their performance.

Every time you don’t share how...

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How to Resolve Team Conflicts communications feedback management Apr 01, 2020

Find win-win solutions to team conflicts by applying the principles of non-violent communication at work.

If you’re trying to innovate, taking a critical business...

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How to Cultivate a Growth Mindset on Your Team culture feedback psychology Oct 21, 2019

One of the hardest challenges to overcome as a leader is something many people don’t even consider: yourself. Often, it’s not resources, desire or incentives that...

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Is Your Team Feeling Enough Pressure? coaching feedback management Jun 18, 2019

This article covers the importance of driving urgency in your team while avoiding micromanagement. Learn how to get people motivated without them feeling forced.

It’s hard...

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How to Hold Your Team Accountable coaching feedback management Apr 09, 2019

It's hard to get results through other people, but doing it yourself isn't the solution. Learn how to delegate effectively and hold others to account to get the most out of your...

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