Every week has a weekend, right? If your week has been as busy as ours, you might not have had the time to catch up on the musings from your favorite blogs. Our friends over at Fistful of Talent have been dishing out some killer advice this week. In case you missed it (ICYMI), here’s what some of the FOT crew had to say about creating a culture of feedback, how to improve your career, and what to do when you screw up.
If you’re looking for a culture of feedback, measure sensitivity
Dealing with feedback ain’t easy, and creating a culture of feedback is even more difficult. So what’s the secret to creating an environment of honest and thoughtful feedback? Kris Dun says it has a lot to do with sensitivity. Check out his most recent post on Fistful of Talent, where he breaks down why measuring your employees’ sensitivity will help you understand if your team can handle positive or negative feedback.
10 tips to improve your career
There’s a slew of articles on how to improve your career out there, but Laurie Ruettimann’s post, “Improve Your Career” just feels a little more authentic than most. Check out the ten tips she’s learned over the years and see where you can apply her advice in your professional life!
Oops! What to do when you made a big mistake
We’ve all had that cringe-worthy career moment when we realized we really screwed up. The blood drains from your face as you scramble to figure out how to recover. John Whitaker covered this topic this week in a blog titled, “To Hell with Murphy and His Law.” In it he offers some pretty sage advice on how we all make mistakes. What’s really important is that we realize we’re all our own worst critic, everyone makes mistakes,and humility can be a blessing. Check out his full post for some great advice!
Cheers and have a great weekend!