Archive for November, 2011

Tis the Season

November 27th, 2011 | Posted in Effectiveness

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 […]

The Right Question

November 1st, 2011 | Posted in Clarity

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 […]