There's nothing wrong with showing vulnerability when delivering feedback, but you should never need to sandwich it with positive feedback.
As a business owner or people leader, you should consider implementing more quality checks and protocol around the candidate experience – especially when it comes to candidate rejection.
Asking a team member whether there is anything else you can help them with can be an incredibly powerful reinforcement of your commitment to their development.
Many of the world’s largest companies have completely transformed their approach to performance management with 1 in 3 Fortune 500 companies moving to a continuous performance management model.
To the degree you are aware of your developmental areas, there are also strengths that are equally proportionate to your greatest weaknesses. These strengths could be your superpowers.

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