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How to Conduct Your Own In-Depth 360º Feedback

How to Conduct Your Own In-Depth 360º Feedback

by Jonathan London, Feedback Specialist  Feedback. It’s not a word that typically conjures up a ton of positive feelings. Throw “360º” in the mix, and many people’s eyes glaze over. But people don’t inherently dislike feedback. I actually think most of us crave specific information on how we’re perceived, how we impact those around us, ... Read More
 
How to Leverage a New Insight

How to Leverage a New Insight

By Jonathan London If you’re in a leadership position in almost any organization, chances are you’ve attended your fair share of leadership development and teambuilding retreats. It’s not always easy to pry ourselves away from the crisis du jour, but doing so provides something invaluable: perspective. Outside the reactive, rapid-fire thinking that dominates much of ... Read More
 
The Power of Seeing Ourselves from the Outside

The Power of Seeing Ourselves from the Outside

By Jonathan London Do you really know how you come across to others? If you’re anything like me, you have some image in your mind of how people see you. Sometimes, the image is slightly better than the reality. Earlier today, I glanced at a mirror while making a purchase at an electronics store, and ... Read More
 
Nipping Dysfunction in the Bud: Attending Personal Mastery on the Cusp of Adulthood

Nipping Dysfunction in the Bud: Attending Personal Mastery on the Cusp of Adulthood

by Jonathan London LaL’s flagship seminar, Personal Mastery, is a life-changing journey of self-reflection and discovery. Because of the transformational power of the seminar, it’s not uncommon to hear older participants, energized by a new realization or considering the long-term impact of an ingrained behavior pattern, wishing they would have done this work twenty or ... Read More
 
The Art of Receiving Unexpected Feedback

The Art of Receiving Unexpected Feedback

By Jonathan London In my blog post, “The Secret to Giving Transformational Feedback”, I discussed the role of conscious intention in giving direct, constructive feedback. Here, I explore the role of intention in receiving direct, perhaps unexpected feedback.       When someone gives me negative feedback – especially when it’s out of the blue or delivered ... Read More
 
Are You a “Too-Much-In-The-Details” Boss?

Are You a “Too-Much-In-The-Details” Boss?

As a long-time member of LaL’s 360º feedback team, I talk to a lot of folks about their bosses. At times, it’s very inspiring – a great boss can have a powerful impact on their direct reports and the overall culture of their organization, bringing joy and challenge to the day-to-day and helping individuals find ... Read More
 

The Secret to Giving Transformational Feedback

Recently while I was collecting feedback from a colleague of a client as part of an in-depth 360º assessment, I was struck by something rare: The opinions she shared were unusually direct, detailed and thoughtful, yet clearly coming from a place of love and compassion for our client. In my role as a 360º feedback ... Read More