Giving feedback to employees is an art form and a science. Companies that cultivate a culture of feedback enjoy open, honest work environments where people love to come to work. So the question is, are you giving your employees effective feedback?
It’s a hundred-degree day in the middle of a scorching Florida summer.
I’m sitting in a comfy armchair, right smack in the middle of a beautifully decorated, air-conditioned apartment clubhouse where the residents congregate to play pool and watch football. I’m checking Facebook and texting my friends to make plans for the evening, and every few seconds, my eyes flick to the big clock on the wall in front of me.
It’s been three hours, I think to myself. Hope they’re okay out there.
Picture this: a CEO ends every board meeting with the honest question, "What feedback does anyone have for me?" Every single time, she's met with silence. Can you relate?
Today on the Growing with Purpose Podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews David Dussault, Founder & CEO of P1 Industries. When David finished school, he followed the family tradition of manufacturing and began working at GE. After almost six years of rising through the ranks at GE, he decided he wanted to start his own business in 2004. While initially a success, the business “imploded” only two years later in 2006 - an incredibly challenging and humbling time for David.