Some sandwiches don’t have flavour!

When it comes to feedback and evaluations if there’s one thing I hate it’s the “feedback sandwich.” Some organisations that claim to train mangers and human resources staff still use this method of feedback and evaluation and it’s just awful.  Here’s why. People know it’s coming. This message is old fashioned. Everyone knows it’s coming! Everyone [Read more...]

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It’s not just about the words

On Tuesday I had the honour of giving the test speech for a Toastmasters contest. The Evaluation Contest is one of six Toastmasters International contests that takes place every year. With the public speaking, leadership and evaluation skills Toastmasters teaches the competition is often fierce and Tuesday was no different. This particular contest sees contestants [Read more...]

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