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Let me start by saying that I believe in giving praise when deserved and letting employees know when they dropped the ball. However, the truth is that no one enjoys being reprimanded or told they messed up.
The question is, what is the appropriate balance between the right amount of praise and the right amount of critical feedback? According to studies done by Harvard Business School, the ratio of praise to critical feedback should be about 6:1 – Six praises for every critical feedback. I am not sure if I agree with that.
From personal experience, I would recommend a lot more praise. The exact ratio doesn’t matter. What’s important is that before you consider giving critical feedback, ensure you have given that employee a lot of recent praise. If not, whatever you are trying to get through to an employee, will fall on deaf ears.
When you do have to give critical feedback, remember a few things:
Focus on the issue or behavior; never attack the person, and remain calm in your actions and words Ask the employee for feedback, their side of the story Speak to the employee in private Address the issue soon after it happens; never wait Don’t rely on second-hand information; it’s always better if you have experienced the situation yourself that you want to correct Have an open discussion and find things that both of you can agree upon Have an action plan moving forward that the employee can take ownership of Use the experience as a learning tool Make sure you bring up positive attributes about them Remember, you don’t want the employee to be angry or upset with you; you want them to reflect on the situation and what can be improved. One last thing. Everyone makes mistakes. We need to be mindful of this.
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Free Diagnostic Time: Is It Worth It for Auto Repair Shops?
How do you create an amazing customer experience in your business? Guess what? No one is born with those skills, but your employees are can turn talent into a skill with proper training.
Joe Marconi, Executive Council Member, Elite Worldwide. Auto Shop Owner. Joe’s Episodes HERE. @Joe Marconi
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It's never too early in business to prepare for the unexpected and your eventual exit. Life can throw you a curveball, and we have all heard the stories of a shop owner that had a life-changing illness or worse. As a shop owner, are you prepared for life's curve balls? And what about your family? In addition, the primary responsibility of the business owner is to create an exit strategy. It's not that you are selling tomorrow, but preparing for an exit strategy grows a successful business and is worth more. Curveballs and Exit strategies go hand in hand. Build your business as a home; build it to sell in the future THA 316 surviving health scare Delivering an amazing customer experience is taught, not assumed Amazing customer service is lacking these days, and so is creating a world-class customer experience. By the way, customer service and customer experience are different. All too often, we blame the employees, especially younger people, for not having the people skills to create an amazing customer experience. Well, no one is born with those skills, and just like the skill of playing the piano or shooting a basketball, having the talent is one thing, but to hone that talent into a skill takes training. What is great customer service? What does it look like? Do you have in-house training in place for everyone in the business? Be prepared for customers- lower their anxiety. Get into the hearts and minds of the individual- personalize it, make notes Talent comes first, develop the skills comes second
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Auto Repair Nightmare: Upset Customer Says You Missed Something
How do you stop having a job and start having a business? It all begins with the foundation of core values. Don't 'thesaurus' your way to writing them down once on a piece of paper. Your core values are the essence of who you are and what you stand for. And guess what? Your company's core values involve your entire team too.
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Aaron Woods, X-tra Mile Auto Care, Stillwater, OK. Listen to Aaron’s previous episodes HERE Judy Zimmerman Walter, Zimmerman’s Automotive, Mechanicsburg, PA. Listen to Judy’s other episodes HERE.
It is not what we do, it's who we are at our very inner core. A core value provides that concrete foundation for us to be able to build people and build companies. You do things better when you know where you start, stand, and where you're starting from. Core values give that navigational beacon for everybody to be rowing in the same direction at the same speed. How do we know how to measure accountability without knowing what to measure it against? And what better thing to measure accountability against than the very core principles by which your company is founded How are you implementing core values? Quarterly conversations with each of your staff members- grade each other on the core value alignment. Meetings away from the business- getting away from the workplace, being away from the day-to-day activities and the distractions. Post your core values everywhere- forward facing. Empower your team.
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