What Do They Really Think?
We all like to think we have a good idea of how others perceive our actions and behaviors. Surprisingly, we aren't as good at predicting how our coworkers see us as we think we are. Collecting feedback from a variety of levels provides essential information for self-reflection and improvement at work.
Positively Improve Performance
Think about the last time you received constructive criticism. Did it actually prompt you to change your behavior? Maybe not. Yet we know learning new skills and improving performance is something our peers and direct reports desire. The key is to reshape your feedback conversations to focus on achieving a positive outcome together.