Your guide to delivering feedback

It’s that time of year again: Managers are gearing up to conduct annual performance evaluations, and employees are itching to see how they did. But delivering—and receiving—feedback isn’t always easy. Explore these insights to discover ways to make feedback more impactful, whether you’re on the giving or receiving end, and learn how to:

  • fight the impulse to be defensive
  • navigate hard conversations
  • become an effective mentor
  • be a better boss

My Rookie Moment

Author Talks: Fred Dust on making conversations count

Why mentoring matters: A conversation with Carlos Lejnieks

The boss factor: Making the world a better place through workplace relationships

A happy warrior: Mellody Hobson on mentorship, diversity, and feedback

Psychological safety and the critical role of leadership development

‘Back to human’: Why HR leaders want to focus on people again

Straight talk about employee evaluation and performance management

The fairness factor in performance management

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