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The Worst, Most Meaningless Feedback People Get At Work

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Unhelpful feedback

Good feedback is necessary to grow one in a career. But too many of us receive unhelpful and meaningless advice.

Bad feedback falls into two categories, namely empty praise and vague criticism. People need specific feedback so that they know what they shou...

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  • "Great job" is not helpful, because it is not tied to a specific outcome. A person needs to know how their great job had an impact. Managers should give a specific example of what the person did well.
  • "I don't like that." Good criticism will let the...

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How the message is delivered is essential as not everyone likes to hear it the same way.

Managers should be sensitive to where they do it. For example, you may feel it's wonderful to recognise a person publicly, but they may hate it because they feel embarrassed. It's also ...

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