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TEDx Talk: How to Use Others' Feedback to Learn and Grow

In this TEDx Talk, Sheila Heen shares her insights on the importance of receiving feedback to fuel professional and company growth based on years of consulting work with organizations around the ...

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Let’s Practice How to Ask For and Reflect On Feedback

Adapted from the Wake Forest University Mentoring Resource Center’s tools for mentors and mentees.

Depending on your company culture and the manager (or colleagues) with whom you work, you may ...

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Ask For What You Need: Seek Out Feedback that Matters

A common frustration among young professionals is the lack of meaningful feedback provided on skills, growth opportunities, and potential next career steps. Why is that? For one, people are busy ...

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Five Tips for Building Community Where You Are

By Allison McWilliams (’95), Assistant Vice President for Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University

We all need personal and professional networks, a community of ...

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How to Make Friends as an Adult

One of the hardest parts of the transition from college to life-after-college is learning how to make friends. Unlike when you were in college, as a working professional you are no longer ...

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