Vadim Kotelnikov    

Feedback  Case Studies  

How To Use It Constructively: The Art, Science, and Practice


Business e-Coach     


 Feedback opens your eyes and helps you turn any experience into success.


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12 Effective Leadership Roles

C. Build and Lead a Team

  1. Bring out the best in your people; have common touch with them; coach and provide effective feedback... More

Energize Your People


Three Types of Feedback

  • Positive

  • Constructive

  • Negative... More

Two Kinds of Feedback by Origin

  • External feedback

  • Internal feedback

Feedback is more likely to be acted on when

  • Strong relationship of trust and goodwill exists between you and the receiver... More

Same Reality, Different Perceptions




The 10 Essentials of Effective Communication

  • Invite feedback. Ask your audience to explain what they think you said. Discuss differences until you hear a satisfactory version of the message you wanted to convey... More

The Four Principles of Natural Selling

By: Michael Oliver5

  1. The Purpose of a Business is Helping Other People Solve Their Problems.

  2. Asking the Right Types of Questions at the Right Time.

  3. Listen to What is Being Meant, Not Just What Is Being Said.

  4. Feeding Back What You Think You Heard.

The GE Leadership Effectiveness Survey (LES)

Feedback Defined

Feedback is the process of presenting to individuals your observations and understanding of what they have done, how they did it and what they achieved6 in order to improve their performance.

Feedback Is Your Elevator To Success

"Everybody needs feedback, and it's a heck of a lot cheaper than paying a trainer," says Doug Lowenstein. Yet, having eyes and brains is not enough, you must know how to use them.

If you can learn from feedback, you can turn any experience into success. Feedback helps you figure out the key factors you need to get right and decide what to do next if you are to succeed... More


Life-Business Synergy

If you want to turn tour dream to reality, keep learning from feedback, rediscover and reinvent your life and business strategies and tactics... More

NLP Approach To Feedback

'There is no failure – only feedback," advises NLP. If what you are doing isn't working, be inventive – do something different... More



Find the Difference that Makes the Difference

If two situations or processes seem very similar but have different outcomes, it is important to look for any differences between them, and then to find out which of those differences is the key to the different outcome when you take action. "Often the difference that makes the difference can be quite small and easily overlooked, especially if it's part of our every-day life. When you know what makes the difference, you know what's going on and how to change things if you chose, both in your professional life and personally."1

Contrastive Analysis

Contrastive analysis is the tool that helps you to find out what differences make the difference and, thus, tells you where you need to take action. In contrastive analysis, you are contrasting similarities and differences between one situation and another to find the difference that is significant.

Three NLP Guiding Principles for Constructing Your Success

Taken together, the three NLP guiding principles failure is not an accident; feedback is the foundation of success; and success has a structure – can help you change old habits of thinking and your success hit rate... More

Using Social Networks

Social networks provide excellent opportunities for experimentation with new ideas, content, presentation forms and marketing concepts. You can also obtain instant feedback in various forms such as comments, 'likes', and sharings... More

Body Language – Your Emotional Feedback

"Body language accounts for more than half of what other people respond to and make assumptions about when they connecting with you. And more often than not, you're not consciously thinking about it. By becoming conscious, you're 50 ahead of the game."5

Customer-driven Innovation

Customer-driven innovation is  not a one-time event or a slogan, it's a philosophy and a mindset.  You should live this principle daily. Observe people, live your customers' life, watch how they use your product to learn what works and what doesn't work. Encourage experimentation and risk taking. Involve everyone. Require every person, regardless of their position to spend time on customer contact and services activities. Help your employees to understand the customer's needs by involving them in listening to customer feedback after a product launch. Ask all your employee to get on board with customer-driven innovation. Ingrain it in your operations so deeply that is becomes a part of DNA of your company... More

10 Commandments of Innovation

Take Risk. Experiment, learn from market feedback... More


Google is the Internet’s number one search engine today. For every Google there are and were many other search engine companies trying to dominate the market place. What is the reason for Google’s remarkable success? Google would call that beta testing. They launched a less than perfect service into the market place to get market feedback. Feedback is the answer to dominating a market. It also makes great business sense. The feedback sparked off the virtuous circle of continuous improvement... More




Feedback Is Your Elevator To Success

The Virtuous Circle of Growth and Success

NLP Approach To Feedback    Learning SWOT Question

Customer Feedback

How To Collect Actionable Recommendations

Best Practices


Three Types of Feedback    Constructive Feedback

Bad Feedback vs. Good Feedback

AID Model   Feedback That Inspires the Coachee To Act

Selecting an Appropriate Coaching Style: the Skill / Will Matrix

Coaching Spectrum: The Ask/Tell Repertoire

Coaching By Questions    Instant Payoff Coaching

Coaching Quotes    Vince Lombardi Quotes


  1. The NLP Coach, Ian McDermott and Wendy Jago

  2. "Neuro-Linguistic Programming In A Week", Mo Shapiro

  3. The Tao of Coaching, Max Landsberg

  4. "Direct from Dell", Michael Dell with Catherine Fredman

  5. "How To Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less", Nicholas Boothman

  6. "How To Be Better at Delegation and Coaching", Tony Atherton

  7. "Making a Difference", Bruce Nixon

  8. "Natural Selling," Michael Oliver

  9. "10 Ways to Get Some Quick Feedback", Global Learning Partners