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Giving negative feedback? Focus on the problem, not the person

One very powerful, yet easy, tip to modify your language so that the other person is more likely to listen (and act) on what you say. Explained by workplace communication expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji.

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Giving negative feedback: stay future-focused

When giving negative feedback to others, increase the likelihood that it will be heard and acted upon by focusing on the future rather than the past. Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains.

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Use “I” language to reduce defensiveness

How can you give negative feedback without causing defensiveness. The “I” language technique may be the answer. Workplace communication expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains.

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Giving negative feedback: focus on facts instead of opinions

When giving negative feedback to others, increase the likelihood that it will be heard and acted upon by focusing on facts rather than opinions. Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains.

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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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