Negative Feedback as Fuel
How we react to negative feedback can determine our influence, our impact and even our legacy. If we perceive criticism as a personal attack or if we berate ourselves for being less than perfect, our reaction prevents us from receiving the potential benefits.
Writing in the Harvard Business Review, William Treseder, founding partner at BMNT consultancy in Silicon Valley, suggests trying these strategies instead:
“When someone helps you identify your weaker areas,” says Treseder, “the habit of using their feedback to slingshot your growth will let you make huge strides over time.”
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1/2/2017 10:56:42 am
Sharing your info here with my 8 yr,old granddaughter whike we were together.
1/3/2017 03:02:50 pm
Love this Greg! How priceless to consider that your 8 yr granddaughter gets communication nuance. Gives us hope for the future.
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