Receiving feedback from your team can benefit you immensely as a leader. As a panel member of Forbes Magazine's Coaches Council, I recently contributed to an article about how to create an workplace environment that will help your employees feel comfortable addressing potential issues before they become full-blown problems that can affect productivity and morale. I'd like to share it with you:
"Business owners have to deal with many concerns on a daily basis, from finances to customer service. But many of them unintentionally overlook the internal issues in their company, and only learn about problems on their team when someone submits their resignation.
To avoid this problem, it's important to establish a transparent culture that encourages open feedback. This helps you catch the signs of an unhappy team member early so you can attempt to intervene and retain that person..."