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Discussion on: #discuss What to do about feedback you don't think is accurate

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Sam Jarman πŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ’» Author

So I have some thoughts on this I should add to keep the conversation going...

β€œoh I ignored it” would be the wrong answer imo

In my experiences, this would be a nice answer:

β€œI was skeptical, but I gave the change they suggested a go, and I was surprised by the positive result. I do that more often now. I’ve had my mind change and saw it was indeed accurate feedback”

Another possible good answer would be:

β€œIt simply wasn’t correct, but I worked to understand why they thought it was the case, and worked on that impression, by doing x y z. Now they have a little more context and the feedback they see is incorrect, and they’re happier with my performance”

I basically don't think there is genuinely incorrect feedback, but maybe wrong impressions.