How Leaders Can Make Better Use of Feedback..
Do you get real value out of feedback?
Sometimes leaders aren’t sure how to move from receiving it to using it to grow. To put your feedback into practice, take the following steps.
irst, talk it through with someone who is trustworthy, curious — and not in a position to evaluate your performance. Ask them to listen carefully and help you sort through your thoughts.
Next, draft a development plan. It should include a summary of the feedback, questions you have about it, the steps you’ll take to improve, and the help you’ll need.
Then share this plan with the people who gave you the feedback, and use the opportunity to ask your questions. Don’t debate or get defensive.
Next, revise your plan with their new input, and include how you will measure your progress.
Finally, start following your plan, and check in with your colleagues every few months. With their help and your commitment, you can keep improving and advancing.
This tip is adapted from “6 Steps Leaders Can Take to Get the Most Out of Feedback,” by Jennifer Porter.
Who are JSL Solutions?
We are an established, reputable and ethical recruitment consultancy committed to working to the highest industry standards. We promote good practice through our proven experience, methods and processes. Our professional and dedicated team have over 50 years of industry experience to partner with you to find the right talent or the right business.
We specialise in:
Automotive aftermarket recruitment
Sales & marketing recruitment
Industrial & Engineering recruitment
Senior appointments and executive search
We can be contacted on 01270 845344, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us at www.jsl-solutions.com.
Recruitment...The right way.