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"I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship." Brené Brown Observation. Judgment. Feedback. Three separate words with three separate meanings. Yet the more I contemplate these words, the […]
"Leaders are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, to show that they’re human beings not just human doings." – Katherine Baldwin
"We had little hope of understanding the impact. We didn't know how things would have gone if we'd done nothing." - Jonathan Hancock
We asked our social media friends and followers for their top tips on how to handle difficult virtual conversations. Here's a selection of the best responses
We all know the value of feedback in the workplace. It can help you to improve your performance, to reassure you that you are on the right track, and to stop you from making serious errors. But can you give feedback to managers?
There's a lot of advice on giving praise, but how can we accept it gracefully? Mind Tools' Editorial Assistant, Alice Gledhill, explores why, for many of us, accepting praise can be so difficult.
"Turn the wheel a bit slower, Lucy," my driving instructor repeated. "Slower... slower... SLOWER!" "I am turning it as slow as I can," I shouted back, as the car bumped into the one behind us