Whenever your employees do something terrific – whether finishing a project ahead of time, figuring out how to streamline a process, calming a tense situation, etc. — you, as a manager, want to reward them.
For many companies small and large, now is the time of the year for employees’ annual review.
Helpful feedback, effectively delivered, is a leader’s best friend. It can support behavioral changes (or strengthening) and can build rapport around the right performance issues.
But too many of us could use some help delivering it; many haven’t been trained in how to get this right. And that’s too bad, because it’s a powerful leadership tool. If giving feedback to employees is part of your role, here’s a great checklist you can use to help you give feedback more effectively.