In this workshop participants will discuss why feedback is so often avoided or delivered poorly, explore some tools for providing feedback more successfully, and then take some time to apply this knowledge to situations specific to them. The workshop's goal is for participants to not only leave ready to engage in better feedback right away, but also have some tools to receive better feedback for themselves.
At the end of this workshop participants will have:
After a 30-year career as a restaurant manager and owner, Eric attained an MBA and MA from Missouri State University and a PhD in Organizational Communication from UCSB. His research interest focused on team dynamics, leadership, and relationships in the workplace.
He currently teaches in the Department of Technology Management at UCSB, working with both undergraduate and graduate students on entrepreneurship, management, leadership, strategy, communication, and persuasion as well as teaching for the MBA program at California Lutheran University where he teaches Organizational Behavior and Sustainable Business Practices.
As a consultant, Eric works with a wide range of organizations on leadership development, team building, and strategy, as well as with small businesses tackling challenges such as market-validating a business idea to assessing how to expand to multiple locations. Eric is also a regular presenter on LinkedIn Learning.