EP013: How to Get Honest Feedback When You’re the Boss

Do you find it hard to get honest feedback when you’re the boss? Feedback is critical for emerging leaders. When you’ve transitioned into a leadership position for the first time, you need honest feedback from your team so you are clear on what areas you need to improve. This will help you grow as a leader and advance in your career. 

In Episode 013 of The Leadership Pod, I delve deeper into this issue and share with you seven tips on how you can get honest feedback from your team when you’re the boss.

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What You’ll Learn in this Episode.

In Episode 13, “How to Get Honest Feedback When You’re the Boss”, you will learn:

  • Why your team isn’t giving you honest feedback.
  • How to get feedback from your team.
  • Why emerging leaders need feedback to grow and improve.
  • Seven tips on how to get honest feedback when you’re the boss.
  • How to create a feedback culture.
  • You need to ask for feedback constantly.
  • When you get feedback, you need to act on it!
  • Why you shouldn’t be defensive about feedback.
  • Ask for examples to get clarity on the feedback you receive.
  • How to get anonymous feedback.
  • Using triangulation to weed out incorrect or dishonest feedback.
  • What to do when you get dishonest feedback

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Kara Ronin is the founder of Executive Impressions. She is an executive coach who specialises in leadership presence, social skills and business etiquette. She is also the creator of Bestselling Udemy course, Business Etiquette 101. Kara’s advice and unique perspectives have been featured in Time Inc., Business Insider, Ignites Europe (a Financial Times Service), The Muse, The Local France, The West Australian, and more. Kara works regularly with lawyers, investment bankers, and finance professionals to help them build presence, authority and influence in business. Get Kara's insights delivered straight to your inbox

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