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False Positives by David Small

A great post by David Small on Dan McCarthy's blog Great Leadership about serving your team with honesty, even when it’s uncomfortable."How often do we have members of our team that we say “good job” too, even though we know they could be doing better? Did you know you could be doing more harm then good by not pointing out their shortcomings? Here are four tips to build up your team without giving them false positives."Read the full post False Positives.Author bio:David Small is the author of the bestselling book The Wandering…

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Firing is Easy

We mostly hear how hard it is to give negative feedback and fire people. I have been wondering about this. Yes giving negative feedback is hard and firing people is harder. However come to think of it, actually this is a easiest thing. We are all critical of others and so giving negative feedback comes naturally. We more often than not, find it easier to find mistakes rather than appreciate what's going on well. And if a subordinate isn't working out, firing is an easy way out. The work pressures…

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Commenting Made Easier

I have made commenting easier on my blog. Simply select the post you want to comment on by clicking the title of the post. Scroll to the bottom of the post and write your comment in the comment field. Select one of the profiles as your identity and post your comment. Simple! I don’t have a defined and documented comment policy but will stay with common sense. No spam, no trolls, no hurting sentiments, etc. Anonymous comments are fine, though I personally would encourage you to at least leave your…

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Don’t Like It

Four Three people don’t like my post Great Work is Not Recognized. Would love to hear more about different perspectives.You can add your perspective in comments to the post. If you are viewing the post on the home page of this blog, click either the title of the post or ‘# comments’ link just below the title.Scroll down and at the end of the post and existing comments, click Post a Comment link. Looking forward to hearing more from you.

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