Ponder this: How often are you giving and getting feedback?
Are you an honest person? Do you believe in telling the truth? Most people will answer yes to both questions.
Our studies show that employees yearn for straight talk. They want to hear the truth about their performance and the organization. They want to tell you the truth about your performance. When the truth is missing, people may feel demoralized, less confident, and ultimately less loyal. Of course you know where that might lead—right out your door and through the competition’s. Tell the truth if you want to engage and keep your good people.
The secret of truth telling is to view it as a gift. If you believe that giving truthful, balanced ...