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How often do you give meaningful "feedback" to your team?

Updated: Nov 15, 2022

๐‘ฏ๐’๐’˜ ๐’๐’‡๐’•๐’†๐’ ๐’…๐’ ๐’š๐’๐’– ๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’Ž๐’†๐’‚๐’๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ๐’‡๐’–๐’ ๐’‡๐’†๐’†๐’…๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’„๐’Œ ๐’•๐’ ๐’š๐’๐’–๐’“ ๐’•๐’†๐’‚๐’Ž? ๐‘พ๐’‰๐’†๐’ ๐’˜๐’‚๐’” ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’๐’‚๐’”๐’• ๐’•๐’Š๐’Ž๐’† ๐’š๐’๐’– ๐’‘๐’–๐’“๐’‘๐’๐’”๐’†๐’‡๐’–๐’๐’๐’š ๐’ƒ๐’๐’๐’Œ๐’†๐’… ๐’”๐’๐’Ž๐’† ๐’•๐’Š๐’Ž๐’† ๐’•๐’ ๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’‡๐’†๐’†๐’…๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’„๐’Œ ๐’•๐’ ๐’๐’๐’† ๐’๐’‡ ๐’š๐’๐’–๐’“ ๐’˜๐’๐’“๐’Œ ๐’„๐’๐’๐’๐’†๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’–๐’†๐’”?

It ๐’‚๐’Ž๐’‚๐’›๐’†๐’” ๐’Ž๐’† how many people in the ๐’ƒ๐’–๐’”๐’Š๐’๐’†๐’”๐’” ๐’˜๐’๐’“๐’๐’… "๐’‚๐’—๐’๐’Š๐’…" giving proper ๐’‡๐’†๐’†๐’…๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’„๐’Œ to their ๐’˜๐’๐’“๐’Œ ๐’„๐’๐’๐’๐’†๐’‚๐’ˆ๐’–๐’†๐’”.


๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ Maybe it's because they want to avoid difficult conversations.

๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ๐Ÿ˜จ Maybe it's because they aren't confident doing this and fear the reactions.

๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ณ Maybe it's because they believe they are always busy and there are always more important matters to deal with?


๐‘ฏ๐’Š๐’ˆ๐’‰ ๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’‡๐’๐’“๐’Ž๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’†๐’‚๐’Ž๐’” ๐’„๐’“๐’†๐’‚๐’•๐’† ๐’‚๐’ ๐’†๐’๐’—๐’Š๐’“๐’๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’˜๐’‰๐’†๐’“๐’† ๐’•๐’‰๐’†๐’š ๐’„๐’‚๐’ ๐’ƒ๐’† ๐’ƒ๐’“๐’–๐’•๐’‚๐’๐’๐’š ๐’‰๐’๐’๐’†๐’”๐’• ๐’˜๐’Š๐’•๐’‰ ๐’†๐’‚๐’„๐’‰ ๐’๐’•๐’‰๐’†๐’“.


๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ“ They know they have to keep learning, challenging and pushing the boundaries with each other to keep growing and improving.

๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ’ฏ They know the feedback has to be direct, honest, objective, specific and timely to have an impact.

๐ŸŽฏ๐ŸŽฏ๐ŸŽฏ They are always looking out for "what went well", appreciate it, and then set the bar higher.

๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ” They constructively critic each other to work out how things could be done "even better", and what they can do to support each understand and push their limits.

๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿ‘‚They always listen to the feedback with an open mind, using it as an opportunity to gain new perspectives and insights



๐‘ฐ๐’‡ ๐’š๐’๐’– ๐’‚๐’“๐’† ๐’Š๐’ ๐’‚๐’ ๐’†๐’๐’—๐’Š๐’“๐’๐’๐’Ž๐’†๐’๐’• ๐’˜๐’‰๐’†๐’“๐’† ๐’๐’๐’• ๐’†๐’๐’๐’–๐’ˆ๐’‰ ๐’‘๐’†๐’๐’‘๐’๐’† ๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’„๐’๐’๐’”๐’•๐’“๐’–๐’„๐’•๐’Š๐’—๐’† ๐’‡๐’†๐’†๐’…๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’„๐’Œ, ๐’˜๐’‰๐’š ๐’๐’๐’• ๐’•๐’“๐’š ๐’•๐’‚๐’Œ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐’๐’†๐’‚๐’… ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’„๐’‰๐’‚๐’๐’ˆ๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’•๐’‰๐’Š๐’”.

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ If you want to get some feedback from someone be brave and ask them for it. Book some time to do it properly.

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ If you want to give some constructive feedback to someone, have a conversation with them, and ask their permission to give them some. Again book some time to do it properly.


๐‘ฎ๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‚๐’๐’… ๐’“๐’†๐’„๐’†๐’Š๐’—๐’Š๐’๐’ˆ ๐’‡๐’†๐’†๐’…๐’ƒ๐’‚๐’„๐’Œ ๐’‘๐’“๐’๐’‘๐’†๐’“๐’๐’š ๐’Š๐’” ๐’‘๐’๐’˜๐’†๐’“๐’‡๐’–๐’.

โœโœโœ A group I was working with recently spent some time purposefully writing down and giving their feedback to each other. They'd not done it that way before and it was very impactful. I was also lucky to get some feedback from them which I really appreciated.

๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€โ€œMark, You came across as very passionate about your area of expertise, you are very articulate and exude calmness and put people at ease.

๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿ‘‚โ€œMark, Passionate, Always Learning, Interested in others, Good Listener, Rock balancer extraordinaire.โ€

โšก๏ธโšก๏ธโšก๏ธ โ€œMark, Great Energy without being over the top, and I like the way you reflect and are very present in the moment.โ€

๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒโ€œMark, Iโ€™ve enjoyed the balance of the course, your energy and your passion for the topics. Truly thought provoking! Thank You.โ€

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