This post is about three things:
- The 1 most important thing about feedback
- The 2 types of feedback we can give
- The 3 steps in the BIF feedback model I made up the other day
And, as a special bonus feature, 2 particular situations where we can use a variation of the model.
I wrote this post because when delivering management training, the topic of feedback often comes up. To give a quick answer with some valuable advice, I cobbled together some feedback models and developed BIF. I hope you find it useful.
What is feedback?
Feedback is information about past performance.
It is not necessarily actionable, it may be negative or positive, could be subjective or objective, accurate or a load of old nonsense … but it’s all feedback.