Leaders often spend a lot of time talking about how we should give feedback. Yet, we spend a lot less time on the equally important flip side of this topic: how we receive feedback. Sometimes it’s solicited, but many times it isn’t. In both cases, our willingness to receive feedback directly impacts our professional (and often our personal) growth.
So, how well do you do at receiving feedback, especially when you didn’t ask for it? Here are five important steps to being a good receiver. (more…)