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The Manager's Guide to Employee Feedback by Glenn Devey

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Summary

In this chapter, you learned:

  • How to use evidence of performance in your feedback delivery
  • How to use tangible words that describe activity and behavior
  • Ways of focusing on results in your conversations
  • The art of being precise and exacting instead of something else
  • The difference between honesty and judgment
  • The importance of using positive language to create a blueprint for success
  • When and where to deliver your message

If you read only this chapter out of the whole book and integrate all of the principles into your feedback skills, you would still be streets ahead of most other experienced managers. However, what follows is a collection of structures that will help you apply these principles until they are a habit.

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