How to Receive Tough Feedback
Biggest Takeaways You Don't Want to Miss:
- Bosses rarely solicit feedback and when they get it, they tend to dismiss it.
- Leaders often personalize feedback. Unfortunately, this results is hurt feelings, resentment, or reacting. None of these feels very good or is very productive.
- Builders process all feedback through their vision, mission, and core values and take what is useful from the feedback to help them and their organizations grow.
Have you ever received “feedback” from someone and it felt personal? Maybe it felt mean-spirited, or maybe it just hurt to hear the truth, but either way, it stung. Well this week, we’re talking about how to handle tough feedback in a way that doesn’t destroy your confidence, give you an ulcer, or make you feel attacked and defensive. Plus, I’ll be sharing how I personally struggle to hear tough feedback (and even how I sometimes fail to process it productively). Hearing tough feedback is never easy, but it doesn’t have to destroy you or take you off your game if you process it #LikeABuilder.
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