Sixty Second Hacks: The Feedback Mechanic

“Make feedback normal. Not a performance review.” – Ed Batista

We spend a lot of time talking about receiving feedback, but not much time as to how to effectively give feedback. This simple structure helps.

Examples (“When you do X”)
Effects (“The impact it has is Y”)
Continue/change (“This is what I want you to continue doing/change.”)
Commitment(“Do I have your commitment? This is the timescales I expect to see the impact in.”