Our mentoring partners have been meeting regularly and they’ve settled into a routine that is causing Lisa concern. After a stressful week in her job, Nicki often feels the need to complain about work and the people she works with. Lisa understands this need but she knows it’s not the best use of their time. She’s decided she needs to raise the matter with Nicki.
Use the checklist to work out how Lisa could improve her approach to giving constructive feedback.
Friend or foe
Visit the Workplace Coaching module to listen to an example of how to give constructive feedback. You may also like to complete the related activity and make a note of the recommended book.