As a manager you rarely get to hear the most important points of criticism. Because it takes courage and motivation to deliver that kind of message. Imagine a co-worker, middle manager or employee who wants to give you some criticism, how do you react?

Self-awareness is important in order to develop effective leadership skills:

  • Practice your ability to receive and invite to feedback that increases your own knowledge about how you react, how other people perceive you and how you affect others
  • Seek out honest feedback and listen with an open mind to what is being said
  • Show Courage, Integrity and Capacity for Action and make up your mind to change a bad habit or reaction
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