If you’re like most managers, you don’t give your staff nearly as much feedback as you should. That might be partly because it takes time to give feedback well and most managers are busy, and it might be partly because tough feedback conversations can be intimidating to launch. But giving feedback, and giving it effectively, is one of the most important things you’ll do as a manager.
At the Fast Track blog by Intuit QuickBase today, I talk about six ways to get better at giving feedback — including killing off the compliment sandwich. You can read it here.