Leadership Tips: 5 Words That Improve Your Ability To Receive Feedback

Leadership Tips: 5 Words That Improve Your Ability To Receive Feedback

Here are my leadership tips to help you receive feedback better. What normally happens inside of you when some says: “I have some feedback for you?” Do you freeze up and prepare to hear something bad? If you’re like most of us, your immediate reaction is to go into DEFENSIVE MODE. With my leadership tips, you can learn to improve the way you react to and receive feedback.

In this video, I share leadership tips on how you can HEAR and MORE EFFECTIVELY USE THE FEEDBACK that you get.

As I said, if you’re like most of us then you’re immediate reaction is to defend.

Going on the Defense

As you can imagine, when you’re in DEFENSIVE MODE 2 things happen:

  1. You’re not able to HEAR what they have to say because you’re protecting yourself
  2.  You’re more likely to SHUT THE PERSON DOWN

One of the most important leadership tips is about stepping up.

My Leadership Tips

In this video, I  teach you VERY SIMPLE leadership tips on what to say when someone is providing you feedback.

These 5 words will set you up to RECEIVE and USE the feedback you hear.

In the comments below, I’d like to hear from you. What other things do you do to make you effective at receiving feedback?


Dr. John Izzo has spoken to over one million people, advised over 500 companies, authored nine best-selling books, and helped some of the world's most admired companies. He has been a pioneer in creating successful businesses and emerging work trends for over twenty-five years.

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