It’s not easy finding the perfect balance as a manager. You want to be the “nice guy”, the great boss that cares about their employees’ happiness, health, work-life balance, etc.
But you also need to make sure that the team is functioning at 100 percent, and sometimes this requires giving negative and constructive feedback.
Why is it hard for us to give negative feedback?
It’s hard for managers to give negative feedback, because human to human, despite our titles and roles, it’s not easy to point out someone’s shortcomings so openly.
It’s awkward, but luckily there are ways to get more comfortable with the process.
Click here to read How to give negative feedback respectfully