How You Can Turn A Performance Review Into A Great Learning Experience
Eric Barker stashed this in Diabolical Plans For World Domination
This is the kind of article that would get 100,000 reads on LinkedIn:
Nothing can improve your performance like solid feedback can.
However, none of us likes being criticized, judged, or told what to do. And our first instinct is usually to ignore feedback or even do the opposite.
I never said life was simple, folks.
Merely being the kind of person who seeks out feedback is linked to many good things like higher job satisfaction and creativity.
And people who specifically seek out negative feedback do better on performance reviews at work.
There's a lot more in Eric's excellent article: http://www.bakadesuyo.com/2014/02/feedback/