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June 17, 2013



I say "honesty is awesome" as long as your people

A) Understand what they are getting into (thin skins may not enjoy this culture).

B) Get the proper on-boarding and continuing education on effective ways to give and receive feedback, especially difficult messages.

If you take this route, my opinion is that you need to budget for plenty of team building and face-to-face time to pull it off - otherwise, Silo City.

I forgot who said it, but "Feedback is the breakfast of champions". OK, maybe that sounds a little gung-ho, but there is much truth in it. It's also important that feedback be given in a timely fashion, right? Don't we teach our managers that? I think the only debate here is the audience and "how timely" the feedback should be.

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