Insist on Raw and Candid Feedback

If personal and professional development had a “cold plunge” or “cold shower” — it would be asking for raw, candid feedback.

Just like a cold shower, this is rarely something people are comfortable asking for.

But also — just like a cold shower — the benefits are massive and the time required is minimal.

Get used to asking questions like:
1. What do I do well?
2. Where can I improve?
3. If you were me, what would you do differently?

The feedback you get might sting for a few minutes — but after that, you’ll be well on your way to saving what might have been *years* of wasted effort.

Being in pain for 5 minutes to save a year of wasted effort is a > 1,000x investment.

It’s worth it.

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