"How'm I Doing?" The Current State of Feedback - awful -and how to make it better with Joseph Lyman

  • February 25, 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA


  • Member rate of $60 + $20 event registration.
  • If you are a member of a partner chapter please contact us for the discount code.

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How'm I Doing?  

The Current State of Feedback - awful  -and how to make it better

In recent times, feedback for employees has taken on a new significance. Multi-source assessments, known as 360-degree feedback are common. Also annual, quarterly, monthly, even weekly reviews are the new normal.

But are you getting your money’s worth? The answer is very likely: not really.

This interactive session will look at strategies employers should avoid, including some that may make the situation worse. We’ll examine what kinds of feedback can be productive in helping employees really learn from their mistakes and create opportunities for improvement.

This presentation will offer tools to make giving and receiving feedback more relevant and more useful that what the current state allows.

Through group discussions and role-plays you’ll learn:

  • Why feedback as currently performed is practically designed to keep employees from learning and how to offer useful feedback
  • Which scenarios to avoid when offering feedback
  • Why the words matter—a lot, and how to choose the right ones
  • How feedback frequently reflects the provider, rather than the recipient

Participants are invited to share their experiences and their stories.

As a leader in his field with more than 30 years of training, coaching, and business experience, Joseph Lyman brings his knowledge and understanding of how to increase productivity through a smarter, less stressed, better-prepared workforce. He’s taught over 1500 seminars to thousands of employees. He’s worked with Fortune 500 firms, government organizations, and non-profits, providing the methods to increase productivity by developing happier employees. He’s created and presented leadership programs, trained senior government staff, and facilitated classes at participant levels from the front line to the C-suite. His work has led him through 25 countries, allowing him to develop a global awareness of what can work for you.

Since 2007, his firm, Minding Your Business, Inc., has provided training to hundreds of businesses—small and large, non-profits, government agencies and individuals.  For more information on Mr. Lyman, visit his website Minding Your Business, Inc.

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