Feedback is often held back or given in the heat of the moment. Other times negative feelings you have about what someone you work with does are stored up over time until the feedback comes out to a degree that is way out of proportion to the current situation. Most people are less than mindful to actually decide the purpose of giving feedback. If they decide that it would be helpful to do so, they often would benefit from taking the time to plan the “who, what, how, and when” of giving the feedback. The following Worksheet serves as a guide for a coach to work with a client to be more mindful when they have feelings about what someone has done or is doing and they would like that person to do something different.
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