Ask for up and down feedback. Reach out to a few team members, colleagues, and leaders that you have worked with over the past couple of weeks and ask for feedback. Include people that report to you. Feedback is necessary for your continued growth and development and the sooner you get it the better. We are most open to feedback when it is timely and constructive, so make this a regular conversation with your managers and team.



Published by Aija Rhodes

Aija is the founder of BossChix Network, a women’s empowerment and lifestyle blog that celebrates women’s professional achievements, community involvement, and family life. BossChix Network also empowers women to overcome challenges and achieve their goals, BossChix Network serves as an outlet for women to connect and collaborate with others who seek to climb the corporate ladder, land roles that prepare them for senior leadership, and live authentically. Aija is a management consultant for a Big Four consultancy firm. She is a certified Project Management Professional and has fourteen years of program and project management experience assisting clients in conquering an array of business challenges. Most recently, she led a team that designed an IT security program and portfolio management processes for a global healthcare company. When she isn’t blogging or working with clients, Aija can be found enjoying the restaurants and museums of her hometown, Washington, D.C.

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3 years ago

I agree that feedback is very important for growth. The person asking also has to be ready for the constructive criticism. Genuine humility helps a lot.

3 years ago

Hi Aija, Feedback in goal setting is so important. So many people set goals and never tell anyone. Goal setting is a group effort. We all need accountability and at sometimes even motivation, when we can’t find our own. I love your note for today. It touches on some of the important points I mentioned in my own post, “How Do I Slay My Goals?” I share the 10 steps I used to go from just setting goals, to slaying them. AND the involvement of others was HUGE for me. Thanks for the encouragement, Nadalie, It’s All You Boo NEW… Read more »

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