How Often Do You Ask for Feedback on Yourself?

John Whitehead
1 min readJan 3, 2024

How would you answer this question “How often/frequently do you ask your direct reports on how your actions affect their performance?” Interesting question, right? Maybe a bit scary as well. Kouzes and Posner in the Leadership Challenge pose this question, “how can you know that you’re doing what you say if you never ask for feedback about your behaviour?” (pg. 82). Asking for others perspective, through their lens of how you are leading gives you an opportunity to grow as a leader. Watch this week’s Vlog for more on this provocative idea.

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John Whitehead

A Certified Executive Coach (PCC) engaging Executives, Business owners, HR professionals, Managers and individuals in Leadership & Personal Development.