The Most Valuable Advice For Me Essay

813 Words Oct 1st, 2016 4 Pages
6) An additional lesson I learned from this book was that if feedback is stored up until that person can’t keep it inside anymore and they throw all the built up feedback at the observed person, they will dent the facts. The person who has been thrown the feedback will become defensive and resentful. They will not own what they did wrong or try to change their behavior. It taught me that providing quick feedback when the behavior happens is better because it deals with one behavior at a time and the person will be more likely to listen and try to fix their behavior.
7) The most valuable advice for me personally was the idea of creating a goal, reviewing it daily, and aligning my behavior to match my goals. This is valuable to me because I have to-do lists, but not clear long-term goals. If I would write 3 to 5 goals in a SMART format in less than a paragraph, then I can direct my behavior to reach those goals. My behavior at the moment is only completing the here and now tasks, but I am wondering aimlessly. This advice could help me clear up what I want to accomplish in the long0run and what behaviors I must change.
8) One thing I found interesting was that the three secrets to one minute management fit perfectly in the ABC model. The goals are the antecedent while praising and/or re-directing is the consequence that shapes future behaviors. They work perfectly in influencing employees to behave in a way that is productive. I also found interesting the idea that Teresa…

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