3 tips how to handle pressure
With so much uncertainty, so many unknowns and emotions running high , it’s quite normal to feel some sort of pressure or stress as we try to come to terms with and work through the events of the last few weeks.
First and foremost, we want to say that on behalf of everyone at Gazing … our thoughts are with you. Like many of you and others out there, we are trying to do what we can to support our customers and the larger community to navigate these challenging...View more24 March 2020
Ask feedback, case study
Over the past 40 years, more than 30 feedback models and training courses have been developed. In many workshop settings much has been explained and practised, but in practice it remains difficult to really learn from each other with (unsolicited) feedback. This is unfortunate because learning at the speed of current changes requires social learning; learn with and from each other. The first surveys (NLI 2016) show that employees enjoy weekly feedback and that only 20% now receive this....View more 8 August 2019
Start asking feedback
In my previous blog: Stop giving feedback I told about the (neuro) scientific evidence that we should stop with unsolicited feedback. Or as Churchill actually said: "I want to learn, but only if I ask for it myself." Because what happens in our head when we get feedback? Probably this:
You may have practiced carefully lately and experienced that you learn more from the feedback you ask for.
What exactly happens in our brain when we ask...View more 7 August 2019
Stop giving feedback
We give feedback all day long. For example, because you notice something in the behavior of the other. Much of the feedback is unsolicited and immediately triggers the anxiety system of our brain. The way we give feedback does not actually have the effect that we want. We want to help others, but we actually help ourselves. We tell the other what strikes us and the next step is up to the other.
Suppose your colleague gives a presentation and you think he...View more 6 August 2019