How to Accept Constructive Criticism
One of the hardest things to take, especially when we first enter the professional world, is how to accept "constructive criticism." How we advance in our professional lives depends on our ability to accept and incorporate feedback. We need to take guff in order to give guff.
It's not easy. None of us likes to be reminded by others that we are not perfect. Even when you call it "constructive" to sound nice, the word "criticism" still sticks. The worst part? Sometimes it comes from people we don't like. Or at least we don't like them after we get their feedback.
If you are serious about advancement, ask for feedback:
What you know will help you grow
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