Let’s face it, some feedback can hurt. Especially when carelessly provided. We all say we want feedback, but we don’t really. What we truly want is to be liked, to be loved, to fit in, to learn, to grow, to have our boss think we’re awesome. And feedback implies that we still have some work to do. It puts a ding in our self-worth and ego.
Yet we must embrace feedback if we are to get better. As weird as it may sound, receiving feedback is a skill to acquire – how to silence oneself to extract potential learning from a feedback provider is crucial.
To discover some benefits, watch this 5-minute long video.