Entries by Dylan Forbes

The benefits of honest feedback

Feedback has long been considered one of the most powerful motivational tools, helping to push recipients towards achieving more and improving performance in the workplace. “Opening our minds to observations made by others can also assist us in self-reflection, altering our perspective of a situation, and thereby enhancing our capacity to change, grow and develop.” […]

Take care when giving negative feedback

There is a long-held belief in the management world that negative performance feedback – ‘constructive criticism’, for want of a better term – can help employees correct their flaws and improve their output at work. After all, won’t pointing out what someone is doing wrong help them to identify their shortcomings and make steps toward […]