One of the most important responsibilities for business leaders is giving employees the feedback they need so that they can develop, and having a practice of continuously making well grounded assessments of your employees so that you are leveraging your most precious resource: your employees and their potential.
I was asked to speak on giving feedback to a TAB peer advisory board in Union tomorrow. While preparing, I came upon some favorite resources that I have collected over the years. Here they are for your benefit.
It all starts with well developed and communicated expectations for the role - click here for our worksheet Key Accountabilities.doc
Here is an example of a appraisal form your organization can adopt to ensure all employees are getting relevant feedback on an ongoing basis: Performance Appraisal Form
Don't shy away from this responsibility! In addition to the growth and alignment of the great employees you have, this is an opportunity to evaluate where you are settling for mediocrity and take the required steps to move employees who are not performing up to standards out of your organization.
What do you find are some of the best practices? As a leader are you making the time to invest in your people on a routine basis?