“Feedback is just feedback. Learn to receive it as a surprise gift. A surprise gift unveils a part of you that is visible to others but not necessarily to you.”
Gustavo Razzetti received some anonymous “feedback” in the form of a note that called him an arrogant prick.
But that incident inspired him to write this post in which he shares the value of receiving unexpected feedback and offers four tips for how to use feedback. Those tips include to avoid sugar coating and recognize that reciprocal feedback can be tricky.