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Feedback Series, Part 3: 360° Feedback

In the first two articles in our Feedback Series, we chatted through two important aspects of effective feedback loops Montani encourages all of our clients to consider: a shift in mindset from failure to “failer” for team members who receive tough but necessary criticism, and the willingness and ability for supervisors to enter into hard conversations using Radical Candor to clearly but caringly communicate feedback.

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Feedback Series, Part 2: Radical Candor

In the first part of our Feedback Series, we discussed the important shift in mindset from feeling like a failure to being an ever-improving failer. This is how your team members should think about constructive criticism so they are most receptive to it – and even appreciative of it. 

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Feedback Series, Part 1: Failer vs. Failure

Constructive feedback is so important for the growth and betterment of a company. But it’s something that can’t simply be passed from the top down. Employees need to be given the opportunity expectation to share direct, consistent, and thoughtful feedback about their peers and leadership. Ideally, this is given directly but it can also be facilitated through a tech platform and/or an HR professional they trust.

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The Great Resignation: Timely HR Advice from Top Practitioners

Right now, even the greatest minds in HR can’t predict with full accuracy what team members will need from employers in a matter of months. Welcome to the COVID reality. But what we do know, however, is employee voices should be the compass for building an effective people operations plan – both in the short term and for the long haul. 

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Why Holistic Isn’t Hokey

Growing up, my entire family went to Dr. Kelly. From 1979 until around 2014, he was the one family doctor we knew and trusted. I had no clue most kids went to a pediatrician. But, like with so many other things in life, I’ve come to realize my family did things differently. (Other kids were allowed to have soda in the house?!) This whole-family medical care was possible because Dr. Kelly was a doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.).

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Betting on Myself in Business

I, Katherine Daniel, am a concert fanatic. Seriously, if I could attend a show every single weekend, I would. Now that I think about it, there were some months (pre-COVID) when this was the case. Ah, the good ole days.

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