Nine qualities of effective feedback
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This week features posts on: Communication, Productivity, Leadership, and Culture.
Aytekin Tank, Co-founder and CEO of JotForm, shares tactics, ratios, and advice for giving feedback that resonates.
“The biggest mistake people make is thinking the meeting is the peak moment or end of a long process, when in reality meetings are steps along the way to collaborating and converging,” says Steven Sinofsky, Board Partner at a16z. Here’s his archive of a few decades of meeting experience, anti-patterns, and best practices.
“There are a plethora of people out there whom you can lean on to find the variety of support you need.” Lara Hogan, Engineering Leadership Coach and Consultant at Wherewithall, explains why and how to build your manager crew.
Erik Dietrich shares a list of organizational anti-patterns that are indicators of having a legacy code problem, and makes a case for creating a plan to “reduce to fear.”
Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.
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