3 Tips for Giving Feedback Effectively
By WomenBIG on October 18, 2012
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[Editor's Note: Oh but I didn't want to hurt her feelings! How many times have you said or thought that? When you don't communicate, you set yourself up for a sticky situation especially if you're the boss. See how one performance situation went awry because of this very thing. - Paula G]
3 Tips For Giving Authentic And Timely Feedback
“Tell me why you didn’t say anything to Katy about her performance problems.”
“I didn’t want to hurt her feelings.”
This exchange occurred during legal discovery in an unlawful termination lawsuit. Fed up with an employee’s ongoing failure to meet job requirements, the supervisor had fired her.