Updated: Nov 15, 2022
𝑯𝒐𝒘 𝒐𝒇𝒕𝒆𝒏 𝒅𝒐 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒈𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒎𝒆𝒂𝒏𝒊𝒏𝒈𝒇𝒖𝒍 𝒇𝒆𝒆𝒅𝒃𝒂𝒄𝒌 𝒕𝒐 𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒕𝒆𝒂𝒎? 𝑾𝒉𝒆𝒏 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒍𝒂𝒔𝒕 𝒕𝒊𝒎𝒆 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒑𝒖𝒓𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒆𝒇𝒖𝒍𝒍𝒚 𝒃𝒐𝒐𝒌𝒆𝒅 𝒔𝒐𝒎𝒆 𝒕𝒊𝒎𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒈𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒇𝒆𝒆𝒅𝒃𝒂𝒄𝒌 𝒕𝒐 𝒐𝒏𝒆 𝒐𝒇 𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒌 𝒄𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒈𝒖𝒆𝒔?
It 𝒂𝒎𝒂𝒛𝒆𝒔 𝒎𝒆 how many people in the 𝒃𝒖𝒔𝒊𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒔 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒍𝒅 "𝒂𝒗𝒐𝒊𝒅" giving proper 𝒇𝒆𝒆𝒅𝒃𝒂𝒄𝒌 to their 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒌 𝒄𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒈𝒖𝒆𝒔.
😬😬😬 Maybe it's because they want to avoid difficult conversations.
😨😨😨 Maybe it's because they aren't confident doing this and fear the reactions.
😳😳😳 Maybe it's because they believe they are always busy and there are always more important matters to deal with?
𝑯𝒊𝒈𝒉 𝒑𝒆𝒓𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒎𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒆𝒂𝒎𝒔 𝒄𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒕𝒆 𝒂𝒏 𝒆𝒏𝒗𝒊𝒓𝒐𝒏𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒘𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒚 𝒄𝒂𝒏 𝒃𝒆 𝒃𝒓𝒖𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒍𝒚 𝒉𝒐𝒏𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒆𝒂𝒄𝒉 𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓.
🎓🎓🎓 They know they have to keep learning, challenging and pushing the boundaries with each other to keep growing and improving.
💯💯💯 They know the feedback has to be direct, honest, objective, specific and timely to have an impact.
🎯🎯🎯 They are always looking out for "what went well", appreciate it, and then set the bar higher.
🔍🔍🔍 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.
👂👂👂They always listen to the feedback with an open mind, using it as an opportunity to gain new perspectives and insights
𝑰𝒇 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒂𝒓𝒆 𝒊𝒏 𝒂𝒏 𝒆𝒏𝒗𝒊𝒓𝒐𝒏𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒘𝒉𝒆𝒓𝒆 𝒏𝒐𝒕 𝒆𝒏𝒐𝒖𝒈𝒉 𝒑𝒆𝒐𝒑𝒍𝒆 𝒈𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒖𝒄𝒕𝒊𝒗𝒆 𝒇𝒆𝒆𝒅𝒃𝒂𝒄𝒌, 𝒘𝒉𝒚 𝒏𝒐𝒕 𝒕𝒓𝒚 𝒕𝒂𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒅 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒄𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒈𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔.
👏👏👏 If you want to get some feedback from someone be brave and ask them for it. Book some time to do it properly.
👍👍👍 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.
𝑮𝒊𝒗𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒓𝒆𝒄𝒆𝒊𝒗𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒇𝒆𝒆𝒅𝒃𝒂𝒄𝒌 𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒑𝒆𝒓𝒍𝒚 𝒊𝒔 𝒑𝒐𝒘𝒆𝒓𝒇𝒖𝒍.
✍✍✍ 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.
🚀🚀🚀“Mark, You came across as very passionate about your area of expertise, you are very articulate and exude calmness and put people at ease.
👂👂👂“Mark, Passionate, Always Learning, Interested in others, Good Listener, Rock balancer extraordinaire.”
⚡️⚡️⚡️ “Mark, Great Energy without being over the top, and I like the way you reflect and are very present in the moment.”
🌍🌍🌍“Mark, I’ve enjoyed the balance of the course, your energy and your passion for the topics. Truly thought provoking! Thank You.”