Good and better - short actionable feedback

Continuous learning and improving is one of my key values. And to maximize the learning and follow-through with tiny improvements, I feed on feedback.

The rules I use for feedback are simple:

My best formula for any feedback (strategic workshops, Scrum events, personal week review) is "Good/Better":

Here's an actual feedback I wrote down recently about my current personal OKRs:

Limiting all feedback on two categories takes off a lot of mental load and increases the probability to actually capture feedback. The magic sentence is: "Just one pair of good/better", so it gets "Ah, that was a very exhausting workshop. … But I can write down just one pair of good/better". Or with a colleague: "Let's just take 3min after the event and write some good/better's". More often than not I will end up with a long list of observations once I got over the mental hump to actually write down my feedback.

Category: Process

Created: 2021-03-08, Last Updated: 2021-03-08

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