The Manager’s Corner Blog Posts
As managers, you have a role to play in employee growth and development by providing regular coaching and constructive feedback. The key word is constructive. How do you give feedback in a way that helps employees learn from mistakes, improves performance, and empowers them to take more responsibility for their ongoing growth and development?
How effective are the meetings at work? When meetings are not effective, how empowered do you feel to do something about it? Most people hesitate to recommend changes when they are not the leader of the group. Is that your experience too? The truth is that the better we leverage team capabilities the more successful we will be.
Telling and providing answers are common communication tactics for managers. Asking questions and listening may be more effective for those employees. Learn more about the management skill of adjusting feedback from directive to facilitative in situational leadership.
This article focuses on Advise and Coach. The difference between advising and coaching as a manager is similar to the difference between telling someone the answer to a problem and helping them discover how they can solve a problem for themselves.