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Overreacting to feedback

Psychologists estimate that 50 percent of our reactions are based on genetic wiring, 40 percent on the story you tell yourself, and 10 percent on the actual circumstances.

  • The story you tell yourself about the feedback you get has a huge impact on how you feel about it.
  • High achievers. When we let ourselves down, the judgments and feedback we have for ourselves can be the hardest to deal with. 

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  • Truth triggers. Is the feedback correct? However, we all have blind spots. It's tricky to figure out what the givers are trying to tell you.
  • Relationship triggers. All feedback lives in the relationship between giver and receiver. We often have a

Some people are very sensitive to feedback, while others are the opposite. Both have their own challenges with feedback.

We have two core human needs.

Getting a better handle on feedback changes you and how other people perceive you.

  • Identity. Ask your friends or colleagues, "what is the one thing I'm doing or failing to do that you think is getting in the way?
  • What is the one thing I could change about how I run our weekly meeting that would be an improvement?
  • What is the one thing th...

People all over the world struggle with feedback.

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