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How helpful your feedback is, to your co-workers?

Performance management has been evolving since the past few years. We are moving away from traditional practices such as annual performance reviews and closer towards agile performance management. The latter is a more collaborative, continuous feedback and development practice suitable for today’s fast paced environment.   Employee reviews are now more holistic owing to 360 degree …

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Easiest way to help teams achieve more with regular feedback

According to a Gallup study, only 14% of employees strongly agree that their performance reviews inspire them to improve. That is a remarkably low percentage. While there could be various reasons behind this abnormality, one of them stands out quite clearly viz. annual performance reviews. These reviews did work well to some extent in the past. …

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KR reminders – Easiest way to ensure frequent progress updates

Every change in an organisation faces obstacles. Steepest one being of low adoption. Fortunately, the reasons are well known. People are used to doing things certain way. Any process or tool that tries to alter these ways, will be met with resistance. OKRs is definitely one of those initiatives. It starts with a lot of …

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Project Feedback template (internal) for continuous improvement

We have recently discussed differences between Agile & Traditional (Waterfall) project management techniques. Depending on a variety of factors, the appropriate technique could be decided for a project. But one thing that should remain intact irrespective of the methodology chosen, is the process to ensure learnings & scope for improvements are documented. More often than …

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The only feedback meeting checklist you will ever need

Feedback meetings are one of the most awkward meetings managers & team members go through. Even after knowing that conducting this meeting without preparation may lead to disastrous outcomes, people go through it as a mechanical exercise. While it is important for the team members to know how to receive feedback, it is equally important for the managers to create …

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Deal with Criticisms & Compliments – The Feedback Model

Man is a social animal, more so in the internet connected world. Tasks are becoming more collaborative, although people that are executing them may be miles away from each other.  Nowadays, it is nearly impossible to get things done without collaborating with other people. And of course, when there is collaboration there is feedback. Consciously …

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