Tips & Best Practice

  1. Three Good Things to do for Your Staff

    Posted in Tips & Best Practice

    It’s easy for your staff or colleagues to get hooked on the difficult parts of feedback, which can have a negative impact on productivity.  It’s even easier to forget the simple things you can do that can keep your people  motivated and enthusiastic. Here are Three good things you should …

  2. Watch out for the Skew!

    Posted in Latest News, Tips & Best Practice

    Watch out for the Skew!

    Sometimes I need to remind clients what they can expect from a 360 report.  Any questionnaire or psychometric tool or can only give you a snapshot of what people were thinking at the time they answered the questions.  This should be blindingly obvious, but many of …

  3. A lesson from the air conditioning

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    I was once running a training session, where the delegates complained bitterly about the temperature of the room; the air conditioning only seemed capable of producing extreme heat or an iced chill. Coats on , coats off…and repeat…I soon realised that more than the  odd cursory’ turn it …

  4. What if my boss scores me badly?

    Posted in Expert Voices, Tips & Best Practice

    Folk often approach their 360 feedback report with some trepidation, which is understandable. Often there are no surprises, but at other times there can be, for example where there isn’t a culture of co-operation between departments, or relationships aren’t particularly open and honest. 

    The one aspect that can strike …

  5. Joy by name and not by nature!

    Posted in Tips & Best Practice

    Sometimes it’s my job to help individuals get the best from their 360 feedback reports. Usually it’s a complete pleasure, but every now and then you get someone like Joy who isn’t a Joy!

    I was asked to facilitate feedback meetings in an engineering company. Joy managed a small admin team, …

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