Getting feedback from the right person can help you figure out where you stand at work or school. Supervisors and professors can use the opportunity to help you notice shortcomings or underline important achievements. Feedback from coworkers and classmates can give you an impression of your performance and attitude. In any case, you need to make sure you approach a request for feedback the right way. You need to tailor your questions to get the best feedback, and you always should accept feedback graciously.