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Ask for opinions often, even when everything is OK, to proactively collect new information for making better decisions and to explore the opportunity space which you may be blind of.

In meetings and after presentations, ask for questions explicitly. Look at non-verbal queues.

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A team leader reduces the ‣ by proactively inviting feedback.


References Mature engineers seek out constructive criticism of their designs. Every successful engineer I’ve met, upon finishing up a design or getting ready for a project, will continually ask their peers questions along the lines of:

‣ Feedback: ask for questions in meetings and after presentations. Look at non-verbal queues. Cultivate diverse feedback mechanisms and networks — avoid echo chambers