Getting more of recognizing positive feedback

How to get 2 thumbs up when giving positive feedback

In our last post we looked at how to turn negative feedback into a learning experience. Similarly we can make positive feedback into a learning experience. So next time, you think about saying, “Joe, great job!”, think again. In his book ‘Quiet Leadership’ David Rock he says that people are paid to think and that as leaders, we Read more about How to get 2 thumbs up when giving positive feedback[…]

thumbs down to thumbs up

Feedback – How to move from thumbs down to thumbs up

The Feedback process involves helping the individual to think. David Rock, coined the term ‘Neuroleadership’. In his book ‘Quiet Leadership’ he says that people are paid to think. Indeed thinking questions help people make new connections. Start the feedback process by dispelling any threats and checking in to ensure that this is a good time to talk. Next, assure Read more about Feedback – How to move from thumbs down to thumbs up[…]

Are you ready for the next challenge

A question for the high achiever ready for the next big challenge

If you are a high achiever, I want you to do something that will give you more overall happiness in your life Take some space to recognize and celebrate what you accomplished, before moving on to that next challenge!  Nicola McCrabbe, is a Leadership Coach, Workshop Facilitator and Agile Meet-up group co-organizer. Reach her at www.NicolaMcCrabbe.com. Read more about A question for the high achiever ready for the next big challenge[…]

Agile Open Canada 2017

OpenSpace experience at Agile Open Canada 2017

A great Experience at Agile Open Canada 2017 The first evening  Friday night’s Agile event started with some ice breaking games followed by dinner. After dinner we officially opened the space, sitting in a circle. Next came the opportunity to share a three-minute lightening talk. The idea was to share something interesting in lightening time; three Read more about OpenSpace experience at Agile Open Canada 2017[…]

flow

What I learned about Employee Engagement and “Flow” from my first year in business.

According to “the pursuit of happiness.org”, if we are actively involved in trying to reach a goal, or an activity that is challenging but well suited to our skills, we experience a joyful state called “flow”.  Apparently, when people are in “flow”, they shift into a mode of experience in which they become totally absorbed in Read more about What I learned about Employee Engagement and “Flow” from my first year in business.[…]

Performance

Employee Performance – 5 Things I learned from my spin-cycle class

It was an unusual class. For one, it was a different instructor. Second, the room had a different layout. Instead of the usual row arrangement where we were all facing the instructor at the front off the room, we were in a circle facing each other. So what did I learn about Employee performance? Clear Read more about Employee Performance – 5 Things I learned from my spin-cycle class[…]