When you think about giving feedback to your employees, what’s the first thing you think about? Chances are, you dread the awkward conversation. Lots of managers go so far as to avoid giving employee feedback altogether, especially when it’s negative.
Gone are the days of reliably planning far ahead in business. In the last few years, constant uncertainty has led to the shortening of business planning cycles from five years, to three, to one and now even three-month plans.
Until relatively recently, many organizations have been skeptical about remote working. Managers don’t always trust their people to have the self-discipline or motivation to be productive at home or away from an office, so many have insisted on having people come to the office every day.