Source | LinkedIn | Patrick Leddin, Ph.D.
The higher up you get in an organization, the harder it is to get authentic feedback. My experience suggests that this is a very true statement and that the problem isn’t isolated to senior executives. In fact, it appears when you take your very first leadership role.
To mitigate this challenge, I suggest that you seek out, listen to, and learn from 3 key voices. Truly listening to these voices requires a strong dose of humility, maturity, and openness; however, allowing them to exist creates both short and long-term benefits.
No matter where you are in your career, the sooner you find these three voices, the better! The voices may come from one person, who is a trusted and capable advisor, or from multiple sources. Either way – find, listen, and learn: