The bottom line is without feedback, your leadership development will suffer. So how does one go about asking for feedback? Step one is acknowledge the fear. Make your peers feel comfortable about providing you with honest feedback. Secondly, you need to ask for feedback constantly, not just around review time. The more you request it, the more honest the feedback will become. don’t forget to request examples from your staff. This allows you to better understand the feedback. Lastly, it’s important that you act on the feedback provided. If someone is brave enough to give you feedback, you must recognise it.