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Are these some of the reasons you give no feedback to your staff or peers or manager?

Posted by Andrea Hopke on Wed, Oct 19, 2016

 

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Tags: Feedback, 360 Feedback for Leaders, employee engagement

Leadership Development and the Foreign Concept of Seeking Feedback

Posted by Conni Todd on Wed, Jun 22, 2016

It is our experience from working with hundreds of leaders that the opportunity to actually seek feedback is a foreign concept. So much so that to really stand out today, a leader needs to learn to take charge of his/her own career and become more proactive in seeking feedback that is future oriented and given consistently.

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Tags: definition of leadership, leadership development, 360 Feedback for Leaders

3 Reasons Your Company Needs a 360 Feedback Program to Develop Leaders

Posted by Rebecca Dannenfelser on Thu, Apr 03, 2014


It is no secret that well over 90% of all Fortune 500 companies use a 360° survey or multi-rater assessment to determine the effectiveness of their key leaders. The key objective usually focuses on the hope that the executive has improved his/her rankings. However, not all companies recognize how easy it is to take the 360 degree feedback process and turn it into a highly effective streamlined leadership development program. So, why should your company have a 360 degree feedback program to develop talent?

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How People Deal with Difficult Conversations

Posted by Andrea Hopke on Thu, Oct 24, 2013

One of the highlights of last week was the WAVE annual event at which we delivered the keynote and moderated a panel discussion with trailblazing women in corporate America. WAVE stands for Women Adding Value & Excellence. This three-year-old volunteer organization is the brainchild of Susan Baxley of Teradata and Christine Tombelesi of GE. The title for the event: The Conversation - From Thorns to Roses: How People Deal with Critical Conversations and, quite specifically, how women and men deal with these challenging situations.

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Tags: leadership development, 360 Feedback for Leaders, definition of leadership

Extraordinary Leadership: Seeking FeedForward

Posted by Conni Todd on Thu, May 30, 2013

What does a leader do to enhance his/her chances for growing and developing inside an organization? For many, this notion of leadership development means waiting for the annual or mid-year review process to see how the boss is feeling about their performance.

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Tags: leadership development, 360 Feedback for Leaders, definition of leadership