Getting feedback is a deeply personal experience for many people. It’s hard to create but it’s easy to edit and give feedback. Giving good feedback is just as hard. Aligning visions on a project and building the best product can be an emotional strain.
In this session, learn from creative agency owner Dawn Crawford how to get help giving and receiving feedback that is less painful and more constructive. Every great writer has a good editor. Feedback and revisions are a critical component to making powerful products. It takes respect and a shared process to make the collaboration work. Remember: Feedback doesn’t have to hurt.
What You’ll Learn:
- The process to receiving better feedback
- Tips to giving constructive feedback
- Language to manage aggressive and hurtful feedback in your team
About the Speaker
Dawn Crawford – http://www.bcdcideas.com – The engine behind BC/DC Ideas, Dawn has dedicated her career to good. Before launching BC/DC Ideas in 2010, she earned her chops in 10+ years of communications leadership roles for public health, healthcare, and youth-focused nonprofits. Working for nonprofits is Dawn’s dream job, and she loves that her 50+ hours a week make the world a better place. These days Dawn brings her considerable experience and expertise to help elevate the nonprofit sector. Our team’s lead strategist, Dawn is often seen leading our IdeaStorms, penning communications plans, or checking in with clients. Things that make her happy: Chai tea in the morning or a glass of champagne at quittin’ time, Basecamp, living in the South, her daughter’s giggle and a well-formatted spreadsheet.