It’s tough being the boss, and no one is perfect. Here’s how your team can help you be better.
Feedback is easier to give than to receive. But to be a good leader, it’s crucial to get (and respond to) critiques of your style. We asked six entrepreneurs: How do you encourage employees to give honest feedback?
1. Welcome it.
“Nothing can replace a trusted team of managers who feel secure enough to share and speak honestly. A few years ago, one told me that my weekend emails were stressing out the team. They weren’t urgent messages, but the feedback reminded me that any email from your boss feels urgent. Now I save emails as drafts and send them during business hours.” — Annie Bystryn, founder, Cider in Love…[READ MORE]