For Those Who Have A Complicated Relationship With Feedback

Sara Ismail-Beigi Bartlett speaks with guests about their ideas, perspectives, and best practices regarding feedback. For some, this process can be alarming, but it is essential and a key basis for improvement.

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Business Bites: Gantt Charts and Project Timelines

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This week Sara gives us a Business Bite on Gantt Charts and Project Timelines. Project timelines help us think about dates that are critical. A Ga...
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Consultant Insights: Talent Development

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This week we are joined by Sarah Eppink, principal and founder of Aisling Group. Sara and Sarah dive into the practice areas of leadership, talent...
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Research Revealed: Expansion of Leadership Responsibilities

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This week Sara gives a special feature episode of Research Revealed! This is where she provides the latest research on team effectiveness, leaders...
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Promoting Growth Through Feedback

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This week Sara talks with Liz, professor of environmental history. Hear their approach to conversations surrounding meaningful feedback, that is e...
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Business Bites: Emotional Intelligence Assessments

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This week, Sara shares a business bite with us on Emotional Intelligence Assessments. A unique component that demonstrates how well an individual ...
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Consultant Insights: Leadership Development and Communications Strategy

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This week Sara gives a special Consultant Insights episode you’ll hear from another coach and consultant, who specializes in leadership developmen...
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Research Revealed: Organizational Trust

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This week Sara presents a special feature called Research Revealed! Providing you with the latest research on team effectiveness, leadership devel...
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Creating a Safe Space for Feedback

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In this episode of “Can I Offer You Some Feedback?” Sara brings on Pat, an Operations Director and Life Coach! They talk about remaining open to r...
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Business Bites: DECIDE Model

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This week Sara gives a Business Bite on the DECIDE Model. Originally coined in the healthcare space, this business model is an acronym for activit...
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Curiosity and Understanding Feedback

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This week Sara talks with Kerry, head of HR at a Social Services Agency. They discuss the importance of providing and responding to feedback that ...
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Business Bites: Fist to Five

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This week Sara shares a decision making tool called, Fist to Five. This technique is a way to get consensus or quickly gain feedback from others i...
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Creating Space to Provide Feedback

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This week Sara welcomes Rita! She’s a digital fabrication, education consultant. They talk about providing feedback Organizationally and in the Ed...
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Business Bites: Interpreting Organizational Language

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This week Sara shares a Business Bite with us on Interpreting Organizational Language. When thinking about learning a new language, there is a str...
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Encouraging and Acknowledging Feedback

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This week Sara welcomes Amanda, she’s an executive director of an LGBT chamber of commerce. They talk about being open to a conversation of feedba...
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Business Bites: Cost of Difficult Behavior

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This week Sara gives a Business Bite on Cost of Difficult Behavior or conflict in the workplace. On the surface level, of course there are short t...
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The Art of Providing Supportive Feedback

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This week Sara welcomes Registered Dietitian and Health Coach Divya to the conversation! They talk about distilling the most important information...
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Business Bites: Influencing Others

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This week Sara provides another Business Bite on Influencing Others. She shares three different ways to influence or make appeals: logical appeals...
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Preparing For Crucial Feedback

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This week Sara is joined by Khaliah who is a Director of Policy at a Health System and a Professor of Nursing. They talk about the preparation of ...
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Business Bite: Intent Vs. Impact

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This week Sara provides a Business Bite with us on Intent vs. Impact when it comes to leaders. It’s important to think about the intentionality ar...
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Creating Resonant Feedback

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This week Sara brings on Adrianne who is an Associate Dean of Equity and Belonging. They talk about resonating feedback with a cord that already e...
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Business Bites: De-Escalation

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This week Sara shares a Business Bite with us about De-Escalation. She describes a 5 stage process for understanding where someone lies along the ...
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Changing the Nature of Feedback

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In this episode of Can I Offer You Some Feedback Sara brings on Jeff! As the President of an Independent Marketing Strategy Firm, he shares how fe...
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Sara Thanks You For Your Feedback

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Stay tuned for all new episodes of "Can I Offer You Some Feedback?" Sara wants to thank you for being a listener and can't wait to give you more!...
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Business Bites: Project Management Constraints

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This week Sara delivers a bite about Project Management Constraints. Scope, Cost and Schedule....
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Delivering Understanding Feedback

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This week Sara is joined by Director of Advancement, Kayla! She has a tiny cocktail brewing of perfectionism and excitement around feedback....
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Business Bites: Rational Detachment

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This week Sara talks about Rational Detachment, a clinical term, but one she uses often when talking about de-escalating situations or trying to s...
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The Joy and Challenge of Feedback

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This week Sara brings on Rene, Founder of a product innovation firm with extensive training and experience in industrial design. They discuss the ...
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Business Bites: Root Cause Analysis: 5 Whys

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This week Sara shares a Business Bite with us about Root Cause Analysis and The Five Whys. How can the five whys help someone identify the TRUE ro...
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The Excitement in Receiving Feedback

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This week Sara brings on Rachel, Managing Director of a consulting firm and CEO of a retail fashion brand. They talk about how sometimes it can be...
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Business Bites: Team Effectiveness

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This week on the podcast, Sara talks about high performing teams and the dimensions of team effectiveness. She shares one model for measuring team...
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Creating A Safe Space to Provide Feedback

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This week Sara brings on Nathan, a Director of Specialized Behavioral Health Services. As a part of their discussion, they talk about how best to ...
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Business Bites: Thomas Kilmann Conflict Management Styles

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This week Sara takes a dive into,The Thomas Kilmann Conflict Management Styles. People have different preferences around dealing with conflict. Sa...
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Setting Clear Expectations for Feedback

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This week on “Can I Offer You Some Feedback?” Sara is joined by Director of Operations and Personal Coach, Amy Glazer. They talk about the importa...
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Business Bites: Kozlowski Leadership Sequence

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The Kozlowski Leadership Sequence has four distinct components. Leaders move through different parts of a sequence in their approach to the teams ...
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Positioning Yourself to Receive Feedback

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Feedback should be a give and take in every conversation, with relevant information that can be applied....
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Business Bites: Tuckman’s Model for Team Development

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This week on Business Bites, Sara shares on Tuckman's Model for Team Development which explains 5 different phases all teams move through....
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Creating a Culture of Feedback

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With everyone on board, a culture of feedback can be created both formal and informal. Share this podcast with a friend and subscribe for new epis...
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Business Bites: Mentorship Versus Sponsorship

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This week Sara talks about Mentorship versus Sponsorship. Two ideas with similar end goals that often get used interchangeably....
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Expanding Understanding Around Feedback

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In this new episode Sara is joined by Anna, program manager at Case Western Reserve University. She shares her change in perspective on feedback, ...
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Business Bites: Managing Expectations

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Managing Expectations is something that is crucial, rather being a manager, individual contributor or running a large unit of an organization....
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Open-Minded Approaches to Receiving Feedback

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In this episode, Sara is joined by Health IT Senior Project Manager, Bronwen. They discuss how feedback is a constant series of transactions....
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Business Bites: Radical Candor

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In this episode Sara shares a bite with us, Radical Candor. This is a newer concept developed in 2017 by Kim Scott, and is the idea of providing f...
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Better Relationships Create Valuable Feedback

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In this episode of “Can I Offer You Some Feedback?” Sara chats with IT Executive Howard. Listen as they discuss the importance of having strong re...
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Business Bites: Succession Planning

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Oftentimes organizations think about succession planning too late. Succession Planning is one of the tools we use when we think about replacing ne...
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A Collaborative Approach to Providing Feedback

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Host Sara brings education and non-profit leader Sarah to the podcast. They talk through the importance of giving intentional and thoughtful feedb...
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Business Bites: Transparency

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This week on the podcast Sara gives us a Business Bite, Transparency. This term is more complicated than meets the eye, but should be a business b...
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Asking Permission to Give Feedback

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This week on the podcast Sara brings on non profit leader Tiffany. Over time her response to feedback has grown from anxious to excited for the op...
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Business Bites: Data Dictionary

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This week on the podcast Sara talks about a Data Dictionary. It’s one of the critical tools used when thinking about organizing information....
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Integrating Trauma-Informed Care into Feedback

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This week on the podcast, Sara brings on Isaac, a public health leader focused on DEI integration. They discuss the importance of practicing how t...
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Business Bites: Business Continuity Planning

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Business Continuity Planning is a subset of risk management planning when thinking about how to keep business operations going. There’s a life cyc...
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Integrating Empathy Into Feedback

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In this episode of “Can I Offer You Some Feedback?” Sara talks with Operations Executive and Culture Strategist, Diana. Being a coach by nature, D...
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Business Bites: Backwards Planning

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In this episode we explore Backwards Planning which was first introduced as a framework for curriculum design and education. This technique can be...
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Providing Evidence Based Feedback

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In this episode we bring on Devon, an Operations Manager at a local contract manufacturer. In his role, he often provides action oriented feedback...
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Business Bites: Ishikawa Diagram

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The Ishikawa Diagram, also known as the fishbone diagram, is a way of working through quality to assess and critically focus on the symptoms of a ...
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Using Context to Ground Feedback

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In this episode Sara talks with Gausia, a financial analysis expert and they discuss how context plays a big role in how receptive someone is when...
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Business Bites: Eisenhower Matrix

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The Eisenhower Matrix, first introduced by President Dwight Eisenhower, was a way to approach how we respond to urgency and importance. This 2x2 m...
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Creating Actionable Feedback

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Every conversation is an opportunity for action oriented feedback. Today we’re joined by T and we hear about how he links conversations and action...
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Business Bites: Critical Path Method

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The Critical Path Method is a term that is directly used in project management. This framework will help to identify the items that need to happen...
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Remaining Authentic by Giving Tangible Feedback

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In this episode we bring on higher education consultant Julie whose take on feedback is, “absolutely yes please!” Hear how feedback is not a bad t...
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Buisness Bites: Growth Mindset

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A Growth Mindset allows us to see challenges as an opportunity to develop further. Dr. Carol Dweck developed the growth and fixed mindset framewor...
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Specificity and Clarity for Detailed Feedback

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Feedback looks different in different environments. No matter the territory, for feedback to be meaningful it has to come from a place of trust an...
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Business Bites: Start, Stop, Continue

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Start, Stop, Continue is a simple yet powerful tool for business improvement. This framework is under the Agile system and it’s a type of sprint r...
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Giving the Gift of Feedback

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Feedback can be a gift that keeps on giving. Our guest Aviva tells us how she sees feedback as art. When someone wants to share an observation it ...
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Business Bites: SMART Goals

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SMART Goals is a helpful guide to goal setting with clear objectives. This method encourages businesses to plan for the future for the likelihood ...
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Supporting Others through Tailored Feedback

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In this episode we talk with Andrew about his thoughts on feedback and tailoring feedback to ensure support to others. When it gets difficult to g...
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Business Bites: RACI Matrix

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The RACI Matrix provides structure and clarity when we think about projects and everyone's role involved. Oftentimes the success of our project is...
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Business Bites: Appreciative Inquiry

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Appreciative Inquiry encourages us to think about the positive and what is working right. This approach, better known as AI, was first founded in ...
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Business Bites: Managing Up

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Managing Up is a tool you can use when working with leadership. This strategy can be used to better understand your boss and bring out the best in...
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Create an Environment for Consistent Feedback

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When only disciplinary feedback is given, people tend to operate in fear. How can we create an environment that welcomes consistent feedback for t...
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Business Bites: Delegation

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This week we are talking about one of the hardest things to do as a manager, Delegation. When taking on too many tasks, utilizing this tool will b...
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Business Bites: Grow Model

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This week we are talking about the GROW Model which is a tool used for goal setting and problem solving. The acronym GROW, representing each diffe...
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Business Bites: After Action Review

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This week we are talking about After Action Review. We can use this as a tool to analyze situations when they have already occurred and conduct a ...
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Remaining Open to Challenging Feedback

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Doug talks with us about meaningful feedback and his openness to receiving it. How can these conversations not only be delivered progressively but...
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Business Bite: Active Listening

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This week we'll be talking about Active Listening. Build your strong and vibrant communication skills by properly concentrating on the thing the o...
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Business Bites: Project Pre Mortem

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Project Pre-Mortem allows us to think ahead rather than discussing the achievements, failures and opportunities of those involved after a project ...
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Business Bites: Emotional Intelligence

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Welcome to Business Bites! This week I will be discussing the term Emotional Intelligence. How can we improve our ability to perceive, use, unders...
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Creating Trusting Relationships for Meaningful Feedback

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In this episode our guest talks about meaningful feedback and approaching relationships constructively. Feedback provides effective criticism that...
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Coming Soon: A Podcast For Those Who Have A Complicated Relationship With Feedback

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What’s your relationship with feedback? For some of us, it can get very… complicated. In this new podcast, you’ll hear best practices on giving, r...
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