As leaders, getting enough feedback on your leadership can sometimes be a challenge. Of course, it’s important to know what your boss thinks. What is equally important are the broader impressions your leadership is making up down and sideways. Today I share some formal and informal tools to get the conversation started.
Who Are You Asking for Feedback?
One of the most frequent questions folks ask me when starting a new mentoring relationship is, “what impressions do you have of me?”
In other words,
“What’s my brand?”
“What have you heard about me?”
“What have you observed?”
“How do you talk about me to others?”
Great questions. I believe in transparency and I always shoot straight. But the truth is, what I think may matter, but I am just one opinion. Continue Reading…