The validity issue of feedback

Sometimes I come across an article that I wish everyone managing/evaluating others would read.What has bothered me about feedback is the self-centered quality of the act of giving, no matter how well-meaning the giver: the assumption that someone with their own history, biases, and preoccupations owns the truth, knows better, …

Leadership

I have been in the workforce now for a while and worked with/under some wonderful managers, and under some that are still trying to find their way there. Interestingly almost all of them were middle-aged women. I noticed that some managed to turn any constellation of people into a great …

Something Tangible

We all want to make the world a better place, and my god, isn’t that needed more than ever? I need to think bigger and wider how to do that, but for now, I just made facial masks, and sent them off to friends so that they (and their loved …

Weird times

this is a difficult time for most of us, with tens of thousands of Americans unemployed, and more than 50,000 COVID deaths. I have seen a lot of drastic societal changes in my life, I have moved from Europe to the USA, but this is so much bigger. Not just …