5 reasons you could be giving bad performance reviews. #3 – lack of preparation

Let’s Talk Teams


January 24, 2022


11 min
Whether you have one team member or 10, sometimes preparing for a performance review can seem like climbing Mt. Everest. But there are strategies you can use, as Chris points out in this episode, that can help you not just have better performance reviews, but better relationships with your team.

Show Notes:

Performance reviews can suck, and one of the main reasons is that there hasn’t been adequate preparation. As Chris shares in this episode, there are several things you can do that will make a performance review not only tolerable, but a great way to recognize the growth you’ve seen in your team member throughout the review cycle. This will help establish healthy relationships with your team members and build the great team you want to lead.

Related blog post:How Managers Can Take the Dread Out of Year End Reviews by Uptick

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Let’s Talk Teams is a podcast by Uptick the one-on-one tool that helps managers and their team members change vague meetings into meaningful conversations.