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So far Melissa Goldstein has created 5 blog entries.

Are You Providing Enough Feedback?

When you ask individuals if they like to receive performance feedback, the answer is usually, yes, especially among millennials. However, employees consistently say they do not get enough.  In a recent Gallup poll, only 19% of millennials said they receive routine feedback. Yet, statistics show that employee engagement has a positive effect on shareholder return. [...]

By |2017-01-24T14:20:28-05:00October 5th, 2016|4YourSuccess|0 Comments

Making Sense of Blended Learning

Corporate learning and development is always evolving. Producing effective, sustainable training solutions that not only create high-performing teams but also fit within shrinking budgets means constantly assessing needs, curriculum and delivery methods. As technology occupies every aspect of human interaction, it’s not surprising that it is also assuming an active role in advancing the workforce. [...]

By |2017-01-23T19:32:03-05:00September 19th, 2016|4YourSuccess|0 Comments

Clarify the Goal for Better Conversations

  How often have you walked away from a conversation and thought, “We got off track” or “What was the point of that discussion” or “What a waste of time; we didn’t accomplish anything.” We can probably agree we’ve all felt this way at one point or another. Both in business and our personal lives [...]

By |2017-01-23T19:32:03-05:00June 28th, 2016|4YourSuccess|0 Comments

Make Your Next Conversation Easy and Effective

  The dreaded dilemma of how to address a team member about a mistake, poor performance or to offer constructive feedback can lead to many sleepless nights. Few people look forward to having difficult conversations but the consequences of avoiding them could be costly and lead to bigger problems for your business down the road. [...]

By |2017-01-23T19:32:03-05:00June 28th, 2016|4YourSuccess|0 Comments

The Art of Listening

  Studies show that about 80% percent of our day is spent communicating with others and almost half of that is spent listening. We listen more than we read, write or talk, yet we spend little time developing and honing active listening skills. So how do you evaluate your listening skills? Have you ever caught [...]

By |2017-01-23T19:32:04-05:00June 28th, 2016|4YourSuccess|0 Comments