Category Archives: 360 Feedback

 What Qualities Do You Want In A Leader?

Business leaders need to wear a lot of hats. They need to keep projects on time and on budget, report on team performance and take directions from their direct reports and/or the company board, and manage their team all the while looking to help build success stories. It’s a lot to manage, and the consequences…
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Why it’s important to allow employees to provide feedback on their managers, too

There are many different forms of feedback within an organisation, and while often overlooked, the 360 degree assessment is an essential one. Traditional forms of feedback can include: Performance Reviews – generally an annual review in which the employee’s overall performance and growth as an individual is assessed. These reviews are generally accompanied with pay…
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Leadership Development – It actually starts with YOU!

Executives have the greatest impact in most, if not all organizations. Their interconnected network directly affects the success of the organization, as most business decisions go through them. As such, it is crucial for these leaders to receive all-round feedback on their leadership competencies and capabilities from all stakeholders. The result of such feedback will…
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Emotional Intelligence Survey

Emotional Intelligence Survey Background Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the ability to reason accurately about emotions and to use them to enhance behavior and cognition. There has been increasing interest in this construct over the last 20 years, with a multitude of studies linking EI to improved productivity, retention, adaptability, leadership capability, and overall performance[1][2][3]. EI…
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Emotional Intelligence: What is it, and why should we measure it?

Emotional Intelligence: What is it, and why should we measure it? IQ vs EI Until recently, many companies relied on IQ as a gold standard measure of success. Employees and leaders with higher IQ were considered to be more successful, intelligent, and a better hire, and to an extent the evidence supported this[1]. However, many…
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Creating A Culture of Feedback

Communication, communication, communication………if there is one thing that has stayed constant is that internal organisational communication is an area that employees want improved, no matter how good you currently are at it. One of the key areas of demand is Employee Feedback. This includes employee performance feedback, employee attitude feedback and anonymous 360 feedback to…
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“Managers of Millennials” – Listen Up!

If you are reading this then you are probably either a millennial or you manage millennials! Millennials now make up the largest segment of the workforce, and according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics this will rise to 75 percent by 2030. If you are a millennial, then this article may not resonate with…
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