Preparing for My Appraisal - Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series

Preparing for My Appraisal - Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series

Seven Dimensions
Updated May 28, 2024
Course Description

Casey and Tammy are nervous about their performance reviews, especially after Tammys last encounter with Carol. Knowing that Dion is about to undergo the same, Marcus offers him some tips about knowing your goals, where youve progressed, and how you wish to move forward. Sam stresses the importance that being proactive communicates to a manager that a person is self-motivated. Having a brag list is beneficial: you can demonstrate what youve accomplished, including awards and various ways you monetize your value to the company. Serena adds that people going into performance appraisals should also have a good sense of where they need to improve. Carol stresses the importance of not being defensive, and the need to appreciate that people are making time to help you improve.


Key Learning Points

Be proactive about your development. Prepare for your appraisal.



  • Don’t wing it
    INSTEAD: Review your development goals
  • Don’t be laid back
    INSTEAD: Be proactive with career goals
  • Don’t expect praise
    INSTEAD: Work out your brag list
  • Don’t get defensive
    INSTEAD: Be open to feedback


Comedy makes learning fun

This course is part of the Cutting Edge Communication Comedy Series, created by Psychologist Eve Ash and comedienne Erin Brown, starring Emmy-award winning Kim Estes. A powerful training series covering topics every workplace needs to address. Short, sharp and funny with simple messages and skills for everyone.

Cutting Edge Communication follows several characters through a landscape of social faux pas, insult and embarrassment. This series will amaze and enter-train, covering important lessons in human interaction, motivation, leadership, service, unprofessional behavior, apologizing, negotiating, stress, difficult people among many other workplace hot button issues.

Everyone will laugh and learn with these short episodes that highlight dos and don'ts. This Australian produced series was filmed on location in Los Angeles.