How Leaders Can Ask for the Feedback No One Wants to Give Them
A recent survey showed that eight out of 10 employees felt that their manager had an undiscussable weakness. Some respondents thought their boss was incompetent or unfair; others said their manager was completely disorganized.
Breaking the silence around these issues can greatly improve performance on both sides. For direct reports to be able to speak up, they need to find a way to help their manager feel safe hearing feedback.