Feedback makes us better – Being open to feedback can create symbiosis.
How we choose to deal with feedback determines whether others are comfortable, or even inspired, to give it to us or not.
When we receive constructive criticism, its human nature to defend ourselves. However, once we push past this animalistic instinct, we can use feedback to understand others’ experiences of us. Through the process, we can acknowledge weaknesses, and even turn them into strengths. It all starts with acceptance.
Here is a video from success guru Brian Tracy where he goes through a few key steps for dealing with constructive criticism in a way conducive to success –