Author Gemma Leigh Roberts explains why coming to grips with your blind spots helps you to enhance how effective you are at providing and receiving feedback. Considering the perspective of others, challenging how you process thoughts, and focusing on empathy helps to overcome blind spots.
- Do you know what your development blind spots are?…That is by definition a trick question.…You can't know what your blind spots are…because you can't see them.…Your blind spots are where you lack awareness…about how others perceive you…and areas where you could develop to achieve more.…Everyone has to deal with the challenge…of personal blind spots…and gathering perspectives from others…and paying attention to feedback…is one of the most effective ways…to unveil your blind spots.…
The first step in identifying your blind spots…is acknowledging there will be ways that you behave,…complete tasks, and interact with others…that won't always come across as you intend.…Maybe your intense focus at work…comes across as being antisocial.…Maybe your desire to build collaborative relationships…means you're unable to push back when you need to.…The only way that you can know how you come across to others…and how you can improve your approach to specific tasks…is to understand other perspectives.…
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Watch this course to learn how to give and receive high-quality feedback. Whether it's with peers, managers, colleagues, team members, friends, or family, the same principles apply across the board. Author Gemma Leigh Roberts shows how to give effective feedback, ask for feedback, and use the responses you receive as a tool to improve personal performance. These tips will help lead you into a cycle of continuous development, and a growth mindset that can help propel your career and your relationships forward.
- Getting comfortable asking for feedback
- Overcoming blind spots
- Creating a growth mindset
- Giving effective and unbiased feedback