It’s very difficult to give feedback and even harder to receive it without becoming defensive. No one wants to hear that they suck, and it really deflates that ego. You must look at it as constructive because a lot of people have bad tendencies.
I am in a 6-week, 192-hour leadership course and I must evaluate 32 people face to face. It’s tough.
Growing as a person and giving feedback is hard. Most of the time we are forced to give feedback or hate giving it, but it should be a more normal process in our work environment. It may hurt at first, but it will eventually make you better.
ACTION STEPS – Have someone give you feedback
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