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Yes, plenty of people get poor scores.
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.
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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.
Let them do the talking first.
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If you have criticism to deliver, just cut to the chase.
We've published a lot about it.
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They actually want it. Based on the article,“The Assumptions That Make Giving Tough Feedback Even Tougher.” For more, read“Your Employees Want the Negative Feedba ...