The Feedback Disconnect: If Everyone Wants It, Why Aren’t We Giving It?

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

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on Feedback in Business
:

We suffer from a significant feedback disconnect in the workplace. Consider some recent research:

      • Research shows that the overwhelming majority of the American workforce craves feedback. As highlighted in the Harvard Business Review, 72% of workers believe their performance would improve with constructive feedback, and research from Officevibe showed 83% of employees want feedback whether it’s positive or critical. Officevibe also found that 98% of workers state they will fail to be engaged when managers give little to no feedback.

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How to Avoid 5 Common Manager Mistakes That Crush Workplace Culture

Available for Interviews: Dara Barlin

Dara Barlin is the Founder & CEO of the Center for Transforming Culture and the author of the new book, A New Kind of Power: Using Human-Centered Leadership to Drive Innovation, Equity, and Belonging in Government Institutions.

 

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Common Manager Mistakes & Solutions for Success:

There are a number of traditional management behaviors that have been commonplace in the workplace for centuries. While these strategies served a purpose for a while, they have recently been linked with destroying team culture and creating big problems for organizations including employee apathy, lower quality work, increased attrition, more sick days, more conflict, and worse overall outcomes. The good news is, many organizations are starting to change things up by adopting behaviors aligned with a more human-centered approach to management. In doing so, they’ve seen a big difference in the workplace, including more trust, improved collaboration, increased innovation, higher quality work, and better talent retention. Here are some common behaviors to look out for if you want to create a thriving work environment for your team (and some suggestions for what to do about them).

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How to Harness the Power of Communication for Success

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

What Dr. Kelly Waltman can say in an interview
on Performance Reviews
:

    • In any relationship you have, whether it’s personal or professional, the quality and depth of that relationship are directly tied to the quality and depth of communication.
    • There is true power in communication. A single conversation can build us up and have us feeling like we can take on the world or diminish us to the point of questioning everything. 

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5 Ways Increase Your Self-Esteem and Have a More Positive Life Outlook

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

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on Self-Esteem
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Self-esteem is how you see your self-worth. It is your subjective evaluation of your worthiness. Your self-esteem can manifest in so many ways depending on how you evaluate yourself. High self-esteem could lead to confidence and a more positive outlook on life. Low self-esteem, on the other hand, can lead to self-pity, less confidence, fear of socializing, and a host of other negative feelings.

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Are You Relying on Annual Performance Reviews for Feedback?

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

What Dr. Kelly Waltman can say in an interview
on Performance Reviews
:

While a more formal annual review has its place in reviewing progress and in facilitating promotions and pay raise considerations, I advise strongly against relying on the annual appraisal process as your primary method of relaying feedback for employee performance.

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How to Elevate Connection at Work for Success

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

What Dr. Kelly Waltman can say in an interview
on Elevating Connection in the Workplace
:

    • “Elevate Connection” is a call to action for leaders everywhere. It’s about understanding that connection is an essential component of success and three key areas where connection should be continuously cultivated.

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Assumptions: How to Deal With Their Impact on Our Lives

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

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on Assumptions
:

Assumptions are the conclusions we draw based on the information we are given and our perspective and lived experience. We often think our assumptions are true without solid proof. People tend to make assumptions about so many things and this is natural. It happens as we try to make sense of things happening around us. However, while it is natural to make assumptions, they aren’t always correct. In a lot of cases, they can cause problems as we act based on what we believe is true without having the full context or understanding of the situation.

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No Time for Coaching Your Employees? 4 Steps to Better 1:1 Meetings

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

What Dr. Kelly Waltman can say in an interview
on Productive 1:1 Meetings
:

Leaders and managers often struggle with making 1:1 meetings meaningful and beneficial. You don’t want to over-structure the time, leaving it feeling awkward or forced; you also don’t want to go into the meeting with no plan at all—a sure-fire way to waste everyone’s time. Using a semi-structured format can help strike the perfect balance. The recommended structure below is based on a 30-minute meeting (give or take 5 minutes):

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Tips for Giving and Receiving Feedback in the Workplace Effectively

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

What Dr. Kelly Waltman can say in an interview
on Feedback in Business
:

    • It’s essential to give and receive both positive and critical feedback on a regular basis. Effective feedback is a two-way street, and when you cultivate a feedback culture, everyone is giving and receiving feedback at and between all levels. This means that leadership is giving and receiving feedback, and team members are giving and receiving feedback to one another.

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How Billions of Dollars Are Lost Each Year Due to Miscommunication

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Kelly Waltman

Kelly Waltman, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of SLR Leadership Consultion, LLC. She is also the author of Elevate Connection: Cutivate and Engaged, Inspired, Productive and Profitable Team Culture.

What Dr. Kelly Waltman can say in an interview
on Miscommunication
:

    • Research has demonstrated that the average cost of employee turnover ranges anywhere from a modest estimate of $15,000 per employee to $35,000 per employee—with the cost of turnover increasing as the employee’s job level and salary increase.

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