Confront the Brutal Facts (Yet Never Lose Faith)

The truth might hurt, but self-deceit keeps you in mediocrity.

“Why waste time proving over and over how great you are, when you could be getting better? Why hide deficiencies instead of overcoming them? Why look for friends or partners who will just shore up your self-esteem instead of ones who will also challenge you to grow? And why seek out the tried and true, instead of experiences that will stretch you?” -Carol Dweck, Mindset

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You Must Be Known as Someone Who Can Hear the Brutal Feedback

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Never Lose Faith That You’ll Succeed In the End

3 Mini-Strategies to Optimize Brutal Feedback

1. Rely On Questions, Not Excuses

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2. Engage In Dialogue, Not Coercion

3. Conduct Autopsies Without Blame

In Conclusion

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