GAINMORE™ Advantage Coaching Template

Giving Positive Feedback
Giving Positive Feedback
It is tempting to give positive feedback without preparation, after all, it’s a nice thing to be doing. When you prepare, your positive feedback enables sustainable behaviours. Remember, give positive feedback in public.     Be specific Be sincere Praise the small steps Praise the person o … not just their performance

The template for giving positive feedback is very similar to that for negative feedback. The key differences are that the behaviours observed S UPPORT achievement of the shared goals, and you want this behaviour to continue.

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GAINMORE™ Advantage Coaching Template

Giving Positive Feedback
Positive Feedback Template
Client________________________ Date _________________________ Who is this for? Praise them as a person. How I want to support them? Where I will give this feedback and when? What are the shared goals related to this feedback? What are the facts?

What are the specific behaviours observed? What was/is the impact of this behaviour? Why this behaviour is supportive of the shared goals What are the specific consequences What behaviour do I want now?

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GAINMORE™ Advantage Coaching Template

Giving Positive Feedback
Receiving Feedback
Receiving feedback is something that many leaders don’t do well. Get into the habit of asking your clients and team members for their feedback and follow these tips:      Adopt a receptive posture Don’t be defensive Listen Acknowledge Thank

Examples of great questions to ask when receiving feedback:    “Please be more specific” “Can you give me another example” “I am still unclear why…”

Copyright Dr. John Kenworthy © 2010 all rights reserved
This template may be us ed by certified and regis tered GAI NMORE™ Advantage Coach es only or by Coaches in training under s upervision. Us e by any other pers on is a violation of our I ntellectual Prop erty

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