How to Handle Hard Feedback

One of the signs of a truly great leader is a willingness to seek out feedback — and to accept it graciously, even when it’s less than positive.

Obviously, none of us like being reminded of our flaws, and we can all struggle to receive difficult truths. And yet, this is one of the ways in which we grow: when friends or colleagues get real with us and show us how we can work harder, thrive more, become better.