Delivering Corrective Feedback
Study the special considerations at play when you deliver corrective feedback, and follow an agenda to produce effective feedback conversations.
Most of us say that we want feedback but, secretly, we don’t. What we really want is to be loved and respected, and for our supervisors to think that we’re the best thing since sliced bread. In other words, we really want praise, not feedback. Positive feedback usually gives us something akin to that, but corrective feedback, if done right, tells us where we fall short. That can hit our egos, and even our self-esteem, right where it hurts. That’s why corrective feedback needs to be...