We joined forces with Gusto to build a practical feedback guide for small businesses. Read the guide below to learn how to give non-jerky feedback to your coworker, boss, employee, and client.
At a previous job, I gave feedback to a coworker and was, to be blunt, a total jerk about it.
It can be extremely intimidating to give feedback to your boss. You want to provide input so that they can improve, but the power dynamics can make an already delicate action seem loaded with potential pitfalls.
It can be hard not to come across as a total softie—or a total jerk—when giving your employees feedback.
It’s not easy giving feedback—especially to the people who pay your bills.