Is the feedback model powerful? You bet it is! True Story!
I was at a dinner party on Friday night when someone mentioned they had done a lunch and learn that week as the presenter. He followed up that his boss had given him some feedback and basically told him he sucked.
I guess my MT gene kicked in and I blurted out "Sorry dude, that wasn't feedback. That was just out and out criticism and likely didn't help you. Is what your boss said to you going to help you do a better presentation next time?"
The person responded in the negative and the table (about 12 of us) went into a discussion with most people's experience about feedback being similar to the lunch and learners.
I then said "Can I share a feedback model I recently learned? I then describe the MT feedback model and gave an example specific to the lunch and learn presenter. No one had ever been given feedback in this manner.
There was silence in the room and people's jaws dropped. I couldn't capture all the comments, but the two I remember were "I wish my boss would give me feedback like that" and "That was certainly clear and helpful".
The model works and is easy to use. Thanks Mike and Mark.