Taking the sting out of criticism at work

Most people have a hard time responding effectively to negative feedback.

Here’s a good article from Fortune Magazine that may help you to think about it,
and subsequently, respond to it in a different way:

Little Girl Covering EarsTaking the sting out of criticism at work.

The Five Deadliest Career Mistakes | LinkedIn

Liz says this very well.  Good reminders for anyone whether in transition, or, less-than-satisfied with their current position.

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Take a look:

The Five Deadliest Career Mistakes | LinkedIn.

Positive Thinking: Avoid 5 Toxic Beliefs That Ruin Careers | Inc.com

Here’s a great  post from Inc. Magazine with some food for thought.  I wish someone had told me this stuff when I was a lot younger, and I wish I could share it with all the gen Y and gen X ers who are trying to make their way in this tough economic climate.

Positive Thinking: Avoid 5 Toxic Beliefs That Ruin Careers | Inc.com.

 

What do you think of Geoffrey’s ideas?  Is there anything that you would add?

Coaching Tip:

So many times as a coach I am helping clients deal with that “inner critic” that keeps them from believing in how powerful they really are, and holds them back from trying things that are really pretty good risks for them to take.

What’s holding you back?  How can you “play a bigger game”, starting with a small step now?