The Mid-Career GPS Podcast

Performance Appraisal Questions

February 01, 2022 John Neral Season 2 Episode 84
The Mid-Career GPS Podcast
Performance Appraisal Questions
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Preparing for your performance appraisal is often met with many thoughts and emotions. Depending on your organization and manager, these meetings may be engaging conversations about your professional growth and development, or they are check-the-box type meetings simply held for compliance. 

 

You are completely responsible for your professional development. That means you must take an active approach to have this conversation and determine the action steps that happen after. 

 

In this episode, John shares several questions and scenarios to help you plan, participate in, and navigate your next performance appraisal conversation with your manager. Additionally, you can use these questions in any conversation to keep the conversation more engaged and informative. 

 

 

Key Topics & Time Stamps: 

·      Webinar Replay is Now Available (0:50)

·      Your Thoughts About Your Performance Appraisal Meeting (2:10)

·      This is a Conversation (4:45)

·      Focus on the Results (5:40)

·      “Keep Doing What You Are Doing” (8:55)

·      Asking for a Promotion (10:30)

·      Give Your Boss a Little Grace (11:50)

·      These Are Never “Gotcha” Moments (12:35)

·      Saying “Tell Me More” (15:30)

·      The Best One-Word Question (18:20)

·      Having a Clean and Clear Conversation (22:20)

·      When There’s Nowhere to Go Organizationally (23:00)

·      Be Careful About Using Buzzwords (24:20)

 

 

List of Resources:

·      Webinar – Four Tips to Help You Plan for Your Next Performance Appraisal Conversation

·      Your Mid-Career GPS – Four Steps to Figuring Out What’s Next by John Neral

·      SHOW UP - Six Strategies to Lead a More Energetic and Impactful Career by John Neral

 

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Webinar Replay is Now Available
Your Thoughts About Your Performance Appraisal Meeting
This is a Conversation
Focus on the Results
"Keep Doing What You Are Doing"
Asking for a Promotion
Give Your Boss a Little Grace
These are Never "Gotcha" Moments
Saying, "Tell Me More"
The Best One-Word Question
Having a Clean and Clear Conversation
When There's Nowhere to Go Organizationally
Be Careful About Using Buzzwords