11 Apr EP. 071 5 Simple Ways to Deliver Feedback Without Hurting Feelings
5 Simple Ways to Deliver Feedback Without Hurting Feelings
There comes a time in all of our working lives when we have to give negative feedback to an employee or colleague. It may be that they have a super messy desk, perhaps you didn’t like how they spoke to you, or maybe they’re just not completing a particular task to the expected standard.
Whatever the reason, giving feedback can be a tricky conversation, so in this episode, I give you 5 top tips to help you do it successfully, including:
- Have a ‘praise in public, critique in private’ philosophy
- Don’t let it fester
- Give the person a chance to respond
So take these tips on board and make sure that when you have to give feedback, the outcome will be a positive one!
Here are the highlights from this episode:
(00:46) A delicate balancing act
(02:56) It’s business, not personal
(05:50) It’s the manager’s job to speak up