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360-Degree Feedback Is A Great Tool For Professional Growth; Here's How To Do It Right

Say goodbye to monthly one-on-one check-ins and hello to 360-degree feedback, an approach to professional growth from the perspective of multiple sources. This approach, distinct from supervisor-led evaluations, incorporates input from peers, subordinates, and external stakeholders, making it a new option for career development. But as companies learn how to implement 360-degree feedback with their team, there are specific benefits and challenges to consider. The Pros Of 360-Degree Feedback One of the notable benefits of the 360-degree feedback method is its capacity to foster enhanced self-awareness among individuals. By incorporating insights from various organizational perspectives, employees gain a full-circle view of their performance. This understanding enables them to identify their strengths and areas for improvement, promoting personal development and growth . Beyond individual assessments, the 360-degree feedback method can also contribute to strengthened team dynamics....

Corinne Dorsey

Jan 13, 2024

Leading a Team? These Conversations May Help You Earn Trust With Your Employees

Conversations breed trust, teamwork, and productivity at work. The problem is, when you’re a leader, you’re constantly putting out fires and juggling back-to-back meetings. Next thing you know, you’re sitting across from a team member and struggling to establish a genuine connection. The truth of the matter is, if you’re in charge of other people, leadership is about having a relationship with your employees. It’s not about having the time, it’s about taking time to have conversations with people who matter most. Build Trust Before You Need It Regardless of the type of business, things will happen outside of your control. During times of uncertainty, conflict, or pressure to meet deadlines, employee trust is critical for getting the work done. So leaders must set daily intentions for building trust before they need it most. A consistent, two-way conversation that encourages dialogue — not a monologue — boosts productivity. If you’re only having conversations with employees to...

Kandia Johnson

Dec 30, 2019

Tips for Managing Your Remote Team Effectively

Conflict on any team can negatively affect productivity and kill morale. However, remote working can bring its unique challenges because interpersonal relationships evolve differently than with on-site teams. Electronic communications cannot convey body language or tone, essential aspects of non-verbal communication. The online disinhibition effect can also make people do and say things they would never do in a traditional office environment. If you’re not carefully managing your remote team, it can be all too easy for problems to develop and fester. Here are some tips for staying ahead of the potential issues and resolving conflict effectively: Onboarding Conflict resolution starts with prevention. Implementing a robust onboarding process will go a long way in minimizing conflict on your distributed teams. A thorough onboarding process will outline an employee’s job functions, get them up to speed on team processes, and provide them with the resources they need to get their job...

Colleen Williams

Nov 29, 2019