You can't be adaptable if you think you already know everything. Here's how to stay humble and learn to ask for feedback, listen to it with an open mind so you can keep improving, and give feedback to others in a thoughtful way.
- Here's a hard truth,…you can't be adaptable…if you think you already know everything.…If you wanna continually improve as a manager…and a leader, rather than assuming…you already achieved perfection,…it's important to master the art of giving feedback…and getting it in return.…Here is how to stay humble, listen with an open mind…and give feedback to others in a thoughtful way.…For starters, here's one…extremely effective question to ask.…How can I be an even better manager to you?…Now, it's not always easy to invite…what feels like criticism…but this a powerful question for a couple reasons.…
First of all, it shows your employee…that you care what they think.…Most managers never bother to ask…so that already sets you apart.…Second, it's not a question…about quote unquote objective criticism…like what am I doing wrong…as a manager or even how can be a better manager?…Instead it asks how can I be a better manager to you?…It's all about personal preference…and not what you're supposedly doing right…or wrong overall.…
- Identify three elements that enable managers to be adaptable in the midst of growth.
- Recognize examples of four purposes of feedback.
- Summarize a strategy that managers use to create an environment where employees feel safe to take risks.
- Explain the approach to take as an adaptable manager when working with various types of employees.
- Recall the characteristics of a curious, adaptable manager.