Much of the work we do in our businesses revolves around communication, particularly when we talk about employee engagement. Feedback is one of the most effective means to ensure that you have actively engaged employees.
So how do we make sure we’re giving effective and meaningful feedback? Before answering that, what exactly is feedback? Feedback is communicating clearly about a person’s progress, strength, and areas of improvement. With that definition, your feedback should acknowledge their strengths and areas of improvement. Great feedback should be a balanced combination of positive reinforcements and areas that needs work. If the balance is off, it can lead to workplace and employee engagement issues.
Listen in as Dawn Shuler discusses how to provide helpful feedback in detail and to make sure it’s conveyed clearly and effectively.
Other podcast episodes referenced: How you do feedback right, Have you been invited to give feedback?, Feedback – What it really is?, Are you an A, B, or C player?, Are you purpose driven?, Passionate about forward motion, and Forward motion.