I sat a little more upright and proudly responded "yes, I ask almost every week."
When he followed up his question with "and how often do they give you challenging feedback," I realized it was not very often.
On a surface level, you may think that's great! My team doesn't have any issues with the way I coach so I must be the most perfect manager ever, right?
The reality is, I don't ask them effective enough questions to warrant them giving me direct feedback.
Marcus went on to say that it was not only important for me to receive feedback so I can continue to grow, but that it was just as important for my team to see how I react when receiving feedback so they can continue to grow.