Giving Feedback

How to Give Feedback That Promotes Employee Engagement by Violet Dhu

“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.” – Frank A. Clark Studies have reported that giving feedback helps improve employee engagement and promotes productivity. This, however, relies heavily on how the feedback is given, which affects how the feedback will be received. This is one of the reasons why many leaders …

engage audience in an online world

Tips To Engage Your Audience In An Online World By Peter Dhu

Are your online meetings and events engaging? The RAIN Group, a sales and marketing training group recently conducted a survey on the top challenge for sellers in the new virtual and online world. The number one challenge that sellers report facing, is gaining buyers’ attention, and keeping buyers engaged virtually. It is much easier to lose buyer attention in a …

Barriers To Effective Feedback Conversations

Barriers To Effective Feedback Conversation by Violet Dhu

“We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” – Bill Gates It’s true that feedback helps us improve and become better at what we do. Unfortunately, this depends on the success of a feedback conversation. Not all feedback is taken positively and a number of factors influence how a feedback discussion will affect the person …

Don’t Do Public Speaking – Have A Conversation Instead by Peter Dhu

Just having a conversation may be one of the most powerful tools in your public speaking journey. Helping you move from fear and nerves to successful and engaging public speaking. Learn to be more conversational when public speaking. One of the issues with public speaking is that people want to be perfect, they are worried about being judged and what …

The Importance of Empathy When Having a Difficult Conversation by Violet Dhu

One of the reasons why people don’t achieve their goals in having difficult conversations is because we tend to focus on the other person and what the other person has done wrong and our own needs. We forget that in difficult conversations, that the other person also needs to feel listened to and validated. When we are anxious about having …