"I want your feedback!""Let me know how I'm doing!""No, really, you can share everything that's on your mind!"
When I first heard these comments from my boss or coworkers, my initial reaction went something like this:
Well, I was wrong.
Get our handy feedback toolkit
It turns out, the ability to give and receive feedback makes a big difference for people. It helps build stronger relationships, improves communication, helps recognize the great work people do and supports them in areas where they need some assistance.
We also know this is all easier said than done. After all, some people just don't get it.
So, we put together this handy toolkit to help people feel more comfortable with sharing feedback. Our feedback toolkit includes:
An eBook with tips on how to give (and get) feedback: Learn the right way to communicate and share information to help build strong relationships, improve communication and increase productivity.
A webinar on how to hold great performance conversations in just 10 minutes a month: This webinar is designed for managers. It provides three key steps to help have great performance conversations so managers can have meaningful discussions with employees about their performance, learning and development, and career goals.
Feedback templates to help give feedback: Need some ideas to help get your feedback train rolling? These templates offer some helpful do's and don'ts on how to give helpful feedback in all situations (even the ones that make you squirm).
Our guide includes real-world examples that show how to have conversations with people and really help them succeed. You'll also learn how to make employee recognition meaningful, and get creative ideas you can use to show employees they're valued.
The benefits of feedback
Early in my career, I didn't know how to give or receive feedback. That explains my Dr. Evilesque reaction. I thought the whole thing meant giving people a high-five when they did a good job and burying the feelings that made me boil on the inside. It turns out, there's a right way and a wrong way to give and receive feedback.
Download our feedback toolkit to learn how continuous feedback between managers and employees can build trusted relationships and positively affect performance. Who knows, maybe after reading it your reaction will be something like this: