Managing effective performance reviews and delivering powerful feedback can feel challenging.
Whether you're on the receiving end or the manager, performance reviews can be a difficult conversation for both sides. Often, both parties leave the conversation feeling frustrated and defensive.
As leaders, we have the responsibility to create an environment that allows for open discussions and exchanges.
If we don't take enough time to prepare, if we shy away from discussing issues, and if we never highlight the achievements and strengths, we will not be able to create any valuable conversations that benefit the individual or organisation.
Let's focus on delivering feedback that is easy to take on board without feeling defensive and vulnerable.
Here are 8 key tips on preparing yourself better to deliver effective performance reviews.