The Common Myths About Performance Reviews, Debunked

Yes, plenty of people get poor scores.

Delivering an Effective Performance Review

It’s performance review season, and you know the drill. Drag each of your direct reports into a conference room for a one-on-one, hand them an official-looking document, and then start in with the same, tired conversation.

Giving Feedback When You’re Conflict Averse

Avoiding confrontation makes things worse.

How to Give Tough Feedback That Helps People Grow

Think of yourself as a coach.

Giving Effective Feedback When You’re Short on Time

Three ways to make coaching more efficient.

Giving a High Performer Productive Feedback

Giving feedback, particularly constructive feedback, is often a stressful task. As counterintuitive as it may seem, giving feedback to a top performer can be even tougher. Top performers may not have obvious development needs and in identifying those needs, you can sometimes feel like you’re being nitpicky or over-demanding.