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By Tom Davidson

When you’re an individual contributor, you measure your results by sales, acres, widgets and reports, but when you’re a leader, you measure your results by feedback. This was on my mind as I cut, split and piled firewood last weekend. I had felled the dead trees months before, and they had been collecting fungus and […]

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By Tom Davidson

It’s often said that “feedback is a gift,” but this is sometimes stated with a degree of sarcasm in its attempt to reframe what often feels like a negative into a positive. While much has been written about how to give feedback, it often focuses on providing negative or constructive feedback on someone’s performance. This […]

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By Tom Davidson

Q. What’s the best way to give feedback without getting splash back? A. Certainly one of the most uncomfortable yet most important part of a manager’s job, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer, but there are some key principles you need to know, practice and weave together for each individual case. Here are my top three, context, […]

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