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Poor positive feedback

It’s tempting to think that positive feedback is impossible to get wrong, but here’s an example taken from real life showing how not to do it. The manager’s intentions are good: he’s keen to help his team member to progress. What he doesn’t realize is that great performance is more often achieved by building on what people do well rather than developing weaknesses.

It’s tempting to think that positive feedback is impossible to get wrong, but here’s an example taken from real life showing how not to do it. The manager’s intentions are good: he’s keen to help his team member to progress. What he doesn’t realize is that great performance is more often achieved by building on what people do well rather than developing weaknesses.

Skipping over achievements also has a damaging impact on morale, as you’ll notice…

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