Lara Hogan

Author, public speaker, and coach for managers and leaders across the tech industry.

Feedback Delivery Resources

Woman speaking to camera with video player buttons underneathAiming to give feedback that they'll actually hear and take action on?

Check out my new Delivering Feedback video course to find exercises, tips, and homework to quickly level up your feedback skills.

Set future performance reviews up for success now  blog post

Hopefully you’re nearing the end of the current performance review season! (read more)

Performance reviews should be unsurprising, fair, and motivating  blog post

Performance review season is upon us again! (read more)

Tough love for managers who need to give feedback  blog post

I’m honored to coach a lot of really terrific managers and leaders in my work. But no matter how experienced or how smart these folks are, we all still get some things wrong sometimes. When it comes to feedback, I have a lot of tough love to give. (read more)

My 3 favorite types of manager meetings  blog post

The first time I came across the concept of a “first team”, it was in the incredible book The Manager’s Path: (read more)

A Tiny, Powerful Question for Better Feedback  blog post

This post originally appeard on the 11:11 Supply Nerd Out Blog (read more)

Roleplaying Difficult Conversations  blog post

As a manager, I had no idea how to handle my first disruptive teammate. The work environment was becoming less and less psychologically safe; the rest of the team had started to work from home more to avoid being yelled at by her. But she rarely acted out when I was around, so I found myself struggling to give this teammate feedback. (read more)

It's performance review season!  blog post

Ah, performance reviews. The season that eats up most managers’ spare time as they collect and synthesize feedback from others. The season that ramps up anxiety in teammates as they wait to hear what’s been said about them, and whether or not they’re gonna get that promotion. It’s both draining and tedious, and tremendously important. (read more)

Feedback Equation  blog post

As I mention in my book Demystifying Public Speaking, humans are mostly bad at giving feedback. We’re also really bad at preparing ourselves to receive feedback. (read more)