Tip #515: What Do We Really Want Our Audience to Tell Us?

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“Feedback is the breakfast of champions”.  Kenneth Blanchard

When we finish giving a presentation or conducting a training program, what do we really want our audience or training participants to tell us- and when would we like that feedback?

There are a variety of written evaluation strategies in use.

Some trainers use evaluation sheets with a Likert scale (for example, rating 1-5) so the audience can provide a numerical rating. The belief is that it is faster for participants to select a rating than to write a comment- and there is certainly some truth to that.

The questions may fall into general categories that pertain to the content, the format and the presenter. The questions may relate to each of … Read the rest