Monthly Archives: December 2015
Eating the Frog – and other top tips of ultra-productive people
Today’s learning link is a must for anyone who wants to be more efficient and productive. Travis Bradbury outlines 11 key skills and techniques that help ultra-productive people be more efficient, for example ‘Eating the Frog’ which comes from a quote attributed to Mark Twain. ‘Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.”
For the full text of Travis’ post is available HERE.
How to Criticise – Providing Quality Feedback
It has been said that the art of diplomacy is the ability to tell someone to ‘Go to Hell’ in such a way that they look forward to the trip. Providing feedback to a person in a work environment requires many of the same skills. Maintaining the balance of encouragement and feedback is fraught with pitfalls and potholes. This weeks Learning Link post by Dr. Peter Honey outlines some simple tactics and strategies on how to criticise, and how not to criticise, that makes your feedback more beneficial and better received by the recipient. Read more here Learning Link – How to Criticise