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FAST COMPANY: How can you create a company culture of teamwork by giving difficult feedback?

KIM JORDAN: I think it's really important to start by remembering that this can be a loving act and when done skillfully people feel appreciative that you took the time to have a difficult conversation. I think it's important to remember that real relationships have difficult parts to them, and I think when you think about 'how will I feel if I didn't give the feedback and later things get worse' it's pretty easy to decide that giving difficult feedback is really doing someone a great favor.