Everyone needs feedback! If you want people to do their best, they need to know what they’re doing well and what they can do better. That’s why providing feedback is such an important skill to have. But being effective at giving feedback is tricky! That’s why we often see managers either (a) not wanting to give feedback or (b) giving feedback in such a way that it doesn’t result in anything positive.
You can feel more comfortable with and be more effective at providing feedback if you use the following specific suggestions:1
Be straightforward by ...