The most effective managers “are willing to provide the hard feedback that will help their team members grow,” she says.

But it’s important to give this kind of feedback with care. Before discussing the issue at hand, “ask your direct report for permission,” says Augustine. She suggests saying, “Can I share with you some observations I’ve made?”

Once you ask, employees are “more likely to listen to your feedback with an open mind,” she says.

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