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The Power of Feedback
One of the greatest tools for a leader or speaker is truthful feedback. Unfortunately, in our church cultures, we often develop feedback-averse environments. People might find themselves in one of two wrong extremes: 1) We believe that a leader (or preacher) should have heard from God...
The Timing of Feedback
Not only do you want to ask the right people the right questions, but you’ll also want to do it at the right time. I see three different times when feedback is valuable: 1) Before the event Most leaders I know look for feedback on the back end. I crave it on the front end. Each w...
Communications: Feedback Is a Gift
In any team, constructive feedback is necessary...and healthy. Humbling ourselves to listen to and learn from our coworkers is a key to creating excellent communication. And when you're the person giving feedback, let your team know that you're all on the same side of the table; feedback shouldn't...