There will be a time in your life when you need to say something to someone. From your perspective, it’s the truth. Sometimes the truth can be ugly and hurtful, but it still needs to be said. Unfortunately, there are times when people won’t care about what you have to say. What should you do?
It’s necessary to provide feedback to everyone on your team. This team includes; your manager, colleagues on your level and direct reports. This feedback can be good or bad, but it’s a non-negotiable activity for high performing teams. By creating the proper environment, the hope is, someone will give you feedback as well. Being a leader means you must hear this feedback and apply it, if necessary. Continue reading for thoughts on creating an environment where true feedback is received.
Next week, I am interviewing someone for a job in one of my locations. I’ve done plenty of these over the years, but it’s always good to revisit the “why” and “how” beforehand. Here’s an update on my short list of parameters for “hiring well”.
So I got some feedback on my post yesterday, about being in service to others. Not so much in comments on WordPress, but in my personal relationships. Today, I will clarify.