Master Composer of Music for the Queen
(Did you even know there was such a position? Me neither!)
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies shared,
"If you don't get feedback from your performers and your audience, you're going to be working in a vacuum."
How much feedback are you getting from your employees and clients? You're not working in a vacuum are you? Do you have traits that are holding you back from more success and effectiveness? How do you know?
The theme for this month's newsletter and for my most recent
is around the power of feedback. With feedback you can accelerate growth, and without enough of it you can get stagnant
and lack awareness.
20 traits that hold leaders back,
from Marshall Goldsmith's book:
What Got You Here Won't Get you There.
read each trait
, consider -
Do I do that? Is this something that could be holding me back?
To get a solid overview of all of the key points made in Goldsmith's book,
watch this video.
created by one of the company's I partner with. Goldsmith points to the power of feedback with this,
"If we can stop, listen and think about what others are seeing in us...we can compare the self that we want to be with the self we are presenting to the world. We can then begin to make real changes that are needed to close the gap between our stated values and our actual behavior."
Our progress and growth as human beings and leaders is
accelerated by feedback
and it is
crucial to growth
. You MUST find ways to stop, listen and think about how your behavior is impacting others. If you don't you'll be a leader who's working in a vacuum, and I know you don't want that!
**Read about the 20 traits that hold leaders back and review a very good video overview on what to do about it, here.
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