How to… Receive Feedback

Posted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 19 February 2019
Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd
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Feedback is the most effective way for us to learn more about ourselves and the effect that our behaviour has on other people. Therefore, it is important to know – both in the workplace and elsewhere - how to give, and how to receive it. Dr Gerry McMahon provides us with guidelines which may be useful for getting the best out of the overall feedback system and summarises with a 4 point checklist.

Some years ago, I returned home late after a hard day at work, feeling very sorry for myself. On entering the kitchen, I was confronted by my 7-year-old son, who proceeded to give me a ’5-point plan’ on how I needed to restructure my personality! Months later I relayed this incident to a trusted

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Dr. Gerry McMahon
Productive Personnel Ltd

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