As a leader, feedback is essential. It tells us what makes us effective, unique, and compelling, so that we can continue to grow in those areas. It also makes us aware of behaviors and attitudes that detract from our leadership effectiveness, so that we can open them up to examination and, if we’re willing, change.
I read a Washington Post article this week that reported that basically every single person hates performance reviews. Even people who claim to want to learn and develop new skills.