Beyond Hierarchies: Cultivating a Transparent Feedback Culture
Leszek Knoll discusses the challenges of addressing underperformance in self-organized environments, handling peer feedback with empathy, preventing workplace "mobbing," nurturing a feedback culture, and applying effective communication and feedback principles beyond work with Marc Furrer, Client Director at FNZ Group.
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In this episode, Leszek Knoll, co-founder of @brainhubeu, discusses the challenges of addressing underperformance in self-organized teams, handling peer feedback with empathy, preventing workplace "mobbing," promoting a feedback culture, and applying effective communication and feedback principles beyond work with Marc Furrer, Client Director at FNZ Group.
Over the last decade, Leszek has developed several successful businesses, among them a software development agency that supports Fortune 500 companies. With the challenges a growing business brings, he observed that stepping out of a tech role into a leadership one brings the need for a different approach. As a host of the Better Tech Leadership podcast, Leszek is focused on bridging the gap between tech and people skills.
Marc Furrer is a Client Director at FNZ Group with extensive experience in business operations and management, having held senior roles at FNZ Group, Especially Hair, and SunGard (now part of FIS), where he specialized in areas such as ALM, Liquidity Risk Management, and Capital Stress Testing, along with a background in finance and economics from Universität St.Gallen.
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