Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well   

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Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well*

By Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen

Penguin Books, 2014  
368 Pages 

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Summary

This book by two Harvard Law School professors, Douglas Stone and Sheila Heen, is “about the profound challenge of being on the receiving end of feedback—good or bad, right or wrong, flippant, caring, or callous. This book is not a paean to improvement, or a pep talk on how to make friends with your mistakes. There is encouragement here, but our primary purpose is to take an honest look at why receiving feedback is hard, and to provide a framework and some tools that can help you metabolize challenging, even crazy-making information, and use it to fuel insight and growth.” Kindle location 164 

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