Category: acting on feedback

Leaders, do you solicit and listen to negative feedback?

I’ve often blogged about how leaders can give negative feedback more effectively (including this post: Five things every leader should know about giving negative feedback).  But a recent event caused me to consider how good leaders are at soliciting and

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Giving negative feedback? It is possible to do it and actually boost an employee’s spirit!

One very powerful language technique to give negative feedback BUT in such a way that it actually is perceived as positive by the employee. Explained by leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji.

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Are your employees speaking up?

It isn’t good enough to just ask for input from your employees. You have to create the right environment AND commit to follow-through. Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains.

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What are others saying about your company or department?

One CEO takes steps to find out what his customers are saying about his company. Great leadership! And a way to create immense goodwill.

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Respond to negative criticism by fogging

When criticized, defensiveness is natural. Yet, such a response will give you a reputation as someone who cannot listen and accept feedback. Improve your credibility by learning how to “fog”. Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains.

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Giving constructive feedback to employees – one powerful tip

Be more effective at giving negative feedback to employees by butting out the “but”. A powerful tip to make you a better leader.

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