You have carefully crafted your report, blog post, or project proposal, and now it’s time to get other people’s feedback.
Asking for feedback is never easy. Ideally, everyone will rave about how brilliant you are and maybe contribute one or two gems that make the work even better.
Realistically, you know you will receive feedback you don’t want to deal with. But you also know that it should improve the result. And perhaps your workplace requires review cycles or external approvals.
So you steel yourself and send the work out for review or approval, and wait for those responses.
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