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Leading So People Will Follow by Erika Andersen

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A Good Place to Start: Giving Positive Feedback

Learning to give genuine positive feedback is the simplest and probably the highest-leverage place to focus in order to improve your leadership in this area of generosity. In Growing Great Employees, I explore how to give both positive and corrective feedback so as to build both results and relationships. (Again, I invite you to look there for a more in-depth discussion if this is a place where you feel you need more work.) Below, I’ve offered a quick summary of the skill of giving positive feedback, to support your generosity in this area.

Positive feedback is a simple, powerful way to let people know that they’re headed in the right direction and that you’re noticing and appreciating their work. ...

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