EXPAND THE CAPACITY OF YOUR LEADERS VIA VERTICAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Surviving in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world can be tough enough, but what about development? You may wonder how to easily facilitate and enable learning and growth in this context.  The application of adult development theory has developed over recent years and an … More

10 factors that make 360 degree feedback surveys fail and how to avoid them

  If you are investing time and energy in implementing a 360 degree feedback survey you need to make sure you’re avoiding the pitfalls. The occasional corner-cutting may save you time, but it will also lead to a lacklustre 360 feedback tool with no actionable data. Of course, 360 degree feedback processes don’t just fail … More 10 factors that make 360 degree feedback surveys fail and how to avoid them

The 5 personality types you will meet in 360 degree feedback sessions and how to work with them

No matter how useful it would be for HR professionals, there’s no one-size-fits-all response to 360 degree feedback data. Some respondents may be engaged, positive and ready to take on feedback for personal development, whereas others may be angry, resentful or playing the blame game to save face. Of course, you can predict with some … More The 5 personality types you will meet in 360 degree feedback sessions and how to work with them

How office politics can affect 360 degree feedback results

As a HR professional, if you are already aware of fractured relationships in your business, it may be pertinent to think twice about starting on the 360 degree feedback journey. Despite appearances, the 360 degree feedback process isn’t an automatic problem solver; in fact it can sometimes make difficult situations even worse when done poorly. … More How office politics can affect 360 degree feedback results

How to react if a 360 degree feedback recipient is resistant to change

When you’re delivering feedback to individuals you are likely expecting some resistance; whether that be upset, shock or more visceral reactions like blame and denial. In 99% of cases your efforts will lead to transformation, but there will always be that one person whose resistance seems like a hurdle you just can’t overcome. Unfortunately, there’s … More How to react if a 360 degree feedback recipient is resistant to change

How to control the emotional response to 360 degree feedback

The real power of 360 degree feedback lies in the way the recipient is left. When you’re sat across from a nervous or guarded individual, you’ll be met with a number of emotional tactics linked to the natural human fight or flight response. When developmental or problem areas are raised recipients are going to have … More How to control the emotional response to 360 degree feedback