Archive for November 2011

Tis the Season

Tis the season to give feedback in many organizations.  If you struggle with conducting feedback conversations, try our seven-step process and turn feedback into a gift. Step 1 Describe the Problem Describe the problem in a sentence or two. Remain as objective as possible and stick to one point-do not talk about multiple performance issues. Here’s an example:  “Tom, I’d like…

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The Right Question

Fit leaders learn that asking the right question is often more important than knowing the right answer.   A few years ago, one of my clients introduced  me to David Whyte, a poet and a naturalist. Whyte shows us how changing the way we ask our questions can lead to strikingly different ways of seeing the world and our…

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