It’s Criticism, Not Hate: How to Take Critique in the Workplace

Don't lose the lesson while you're all in your feelings

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No one is always right or does everything perfect. It’s a fact of life. But sometimes, taking criticism can be tricky, especially if it comes from a superior who signs your checks. Criticism is a healthy part of good communication and leadership, but it can lead to hard feelings if you’re at the other side of it.

Brazen Careerist offers steps on how to respond to criticism in the office, so you can learn, keep your cool—and your job:

Remove yourself from the situation.
Vent—but choose your ventees wisely.
Schedule some private time with the person who gave you the criticism.
Think through the criticism.

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