Do you have difficulty or hesitation leading performance conversations? You are not alone. According to recent research (by Interact in cooperation with Harris) 69% of managers admit there is something about their responsibilities that make them uncomfortable communicating with employees. Most HR professionals believe that a manager’s most important job is to give feedback to employees. Yet most managers are very poor at it. This leads to the feedback being infrequent, poorly timed, of inferior quality, or all three.