Using ‘feedforward’ to improve your effectiveness

Marshall Goldsmith writes ‘providing feedback has long been considered to be an essential skill for leaders. As they strive to achieve the goals of the organization, employees need to know how they are doing. They need to know if their performance is in line with what their leaders expect. They need to learn what they have done well and what they need to change.’


Marshall suggests an alternative way to cover the same points that may be discovered through feedback – but by focusing on the future. He uses the term Feedforward. (Click here to access more information on Marshall’s feedforward techniques.)

These are some practical ways you could try to encourage a ‘feedforward’ approach…


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