Key Learning Points
DON’T: Wing it
INSTEAD: Review your development goals
DON’T: Be laid back
INSTEAD: Be proactive with career goals
DON’T: Expect praise
INSTEAD: Work out your brag list
DON’T: Get defensive
INSTEAD: Be open to feedback
Marcus coaches Dion to be well prepared for an appraisal with Carol.
Casey and Tammy are nervous about their performance reviews, especially after Tammy’s last encounter with Carol. Knowing that Dion is about to undergo the same, Marcus offers him some tips about knowing your goals, where you’ve progressed, and how you wish to move forward. Sam stresses the importance of being proactive—this communicates to a manager that a person is self-motivated. Having a brag list is beneficial: you can demonstrate what you’ve accomplished, including awards and various ways you monetize your value to the company. Serena adds that people going into performance appraisals should also have a good sense of where they need to improve. Carol stresses the importance of not being defensive, and the need to appreciate that people are making time to help you improve.
Cutting Edge Communication training videos are designed to provoke discussion and response. Contemporary, fast paced, short, character driven, sitcom-style comedies, these courses take an innovative approach to reaching today's learners. Through laughter, discussion and reaction, we can all develop a more transparent and shared vision of how we wish to behave, how we manage ourselves, and how we cooperate with others.
While some find them insensitive or even outrageous, the vast majority of viewers and participants have found them to be refreshing, stimulating and ideal for injecting energy and enthusiasm back into learning.
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