Dealing with criticism

  1. Listen to what a critic is saying.
  2. Don’t be defensive.
  3. Don’t fire back by criticizing your critic.
  4. Delay your reaction.
  5. Explain honestly the reason for your actions.
  6. Admit your mistakes.
  7. Explain what you’ve learned.
  8. Enjoy the fun of failure.

via The Happiness Project

2 thoughts on “Dealing with criticism

  1. what a great line: enjoy the fun of failure.It’s true, because when you look back on past mishaps you laugh because of all the energy wasted in justifying oneself or pointing the finger, when in essence this was just a small breakdown in communication or a momentary lapse in laziness.

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