Table 4

Tips for receiving feedback

  • Be a good listener

  • When in doubt, ask for clarification

  • Embrace the feedback session as a learning opportunity

  • Remember to pause and think before responding

  • Avoid jumping to conclusions, and show that you are invested in the learning process and keen to improve

  • Think positively and be open to helpful hints

  • Learn from your mistakes and be motivated

  • Be a good sport and show appreciation

  • Be proactive