Giving honest feedback can be one of the toughest things for a nonprofit manager or employee to do.
Yet constructive criticism can set an employee on the path to success and improve relationships and productivity.
How do you decide when feedback is necessary, and how do you give feedback that people want to hear? What are some smart ways to clear the air with your boss, employee, or co-worker? How can you become comfortable with giving frequent and honest feedback?
What follows is a transcript of a live online discussion that focuses on the best ways to improve communications among everyone who works at a nonprofit.
Pratichi Shah founded Flourish Talent Management Solutions, in Washington. She has spent nearly two decades working in human resources for nonprofits and businesses. She previously worked as the chief talent officer at Independent Sector.
Heather Peeler is vice president of programs at Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, which represents 360 grantmaking organizations. Previously she worked at the Corporation for National and Community Service and was managing director of Community Wealth Ventures.
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