Boost Your Feedback: Master the GROW Method with Yoodli

June 3, 2024

2 min read

In the realm of personal and professional interactions, effective feedback is the vital ingredient that cultivates success and strengthens bonds! One powerful tool to enhance these skills is the GROW method, a coaching framework designed to facilitate goal-setting and problem-solving. 

What’s the GROW Method?

The GROW method is a simple, yet powerful framework. Here’s what it stands for:

  • Goal: What do you want to achieve?
  • Reality: Where are you now? What’s your starting point?
  • Objections & Options: What’s blocking you and what can you do to overcome those issues? Brainstorm some strategies!
  • Will: What will you actually commit to doing? Time to make a plan.

This method isn’t just fancy jargon. It breaks down your problems into bite-sized, doable steps and helps facilitate healthy discussion.

How to Get Started with GROW

Here are some steps to effectively learn and implement the GROW method:

  1. Set Specific Goals: Start by identifying what you want to achieve, and make sure it’s something that you can measure the completion of and can accomplish within a reasonable amount of time
  2. Assess Your Current Reality: Keep it real – instead of being too optimistic, what’s the current situation? Where are you starting from?
  3. Explore Your Options: What’s blocking you from achieving your goals? What options do you have available to work around those issues? Remember, sometimes the obstacle can be the way!
  4. Commit to Action (Will): Create a concrete and realistic action plan and prepare yourself to implement it.

Putting it to good use

Now that you understand the basics, how can you master using this framework in your feedback? Practice! 

You could grab a friend or test out using it in your next 1:1, but it’s even easier to get started by using Yoodli. Yoodli can provide you with a fun and engaging role-play scenario where you’ll get a chance to use GROW in a private and judgment-free environment. You’ll get feedback on how you did, and even specific feedback on how to use GROW in the future better. Put in the reps and be an expert before you need to put your skills to the test. 

GROW + Yoodli = Workplace Magic

The workplace is where feedback skills really shine. Here’s how managers and employees can benefit from this dynamic duo:

  • Managers: Get pinpoint feedback on your feedback style with Yoodli. Use the GROW method to help your team set goals, and keep improving. Lead your team like a pro and help them be the best version of themselves.
  • Employees: Learn the right ways to think towards improving yourself, and leverage Yoodli to practice before you have to give feedback to a coworker so you can go in with the right mindset and tools to help them out. 

Check out Yoodli for free to see the magic for yourself!


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