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March 13, 2015

Weekly Round-Up: When Employees Give Feedback, Building Trust & 7 High-Impact Approaches for Employee Development


Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.

This week you’ll see articles on ways to achieve your full potential as a leader, making meetings at work more productive and building trust with your employees.  These articles will provide you with tips, strategies and thought-starters from many of the smart folks in my network. So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you.

  • When Employees Give Feedback
    By Matt Straz, Switch & Shift
    Performance reviews, while they’ve earned a bad rap, mean well. They’re intended to help develop employees and assist them in reaching their work-related goals. Or, at least, they should be…”
  • 7 High-Impact Approaches for Employee Development
    By Jerome Ternynck, Inc.
    As the CEO of a company that delivers technology focused on hiring success, I know far too well the importance of recruiting (and retaining) the best employees. A few months ago, I wrote about…
  • Building Trust: It’s Not a One-and-Done Deal
    By Jennifer V. Miller, SmartBlog on Leadership
    What role does trust play in employee engagement? It’s a fairly large one, according to this Towers Watson research. The study cites leaders’ ability to “earn the trust and confidence” of employees as one of the top drivers of…”
  • 6 Necessities for Achieving Your Full Potential as a Leader
    By Firas Kittaneh, Entrepreneur
    Many leaders and entrepreneurs are sold on the idea that hard work and paying your dues will guarantee future success. Indeed, the idea of pulling yourself up by the bootstraps is something we aspire to do…”
  • The Tools You Need to Make Every Meeting More Productive
    By Alexandra Samuel, HBR
    Meetings may seem like the ultimate hold-out against the digitization of working life: after all, what’s more analog than talking directly with another person? Even though the core work of a meeting.…”


What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?

-          David Grossman 


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