Giving feedback is one of our biggest responsibilities as leaders. It’s also one of our biggest opportunities. When we share feedback with someone else, it can be a gift — especially when a new hire is looking for guidance.
And how we give feedback matters. The key is sharing feedback with compassionate directness. Compassionate directness is all about speaking up, disagreeing, and surfacing problems and pain points in real time. And doing it with compassion, empathy, and understanding.
Want to build your compassionate directness muscle? Join this Thrive Challenge.
Need help incorporating compassionate directness into your team’s culture?
Here are three Microsteps that can help: