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How to Deal With
When you get important criticism, you want
to know how to get the best out of it. Use-
ful criticism is one of the best ways to make
yourself into a better person. Follow these
steps to get the most out of useful criticism.
Ask For Feedback
Find out exactly what others object to about
you. If someone tells you “You are bad,”
that’s not good enough. Find out exactly Please enter your email
why that person thinks that way. Be very address and press Submit.
persisent--find out why the other person
feels the way he does. Vague criticism is
worthless to you. Submit
Guess At Reason
If a person refuses to give you reasons for criticizing you, keep guessing at
your faults until you get the right one. This may be the only way to find out
what displeases the other person.
Work for some-
Don’t Be Defensive thing because
If you act defensively, you may not be able to benefit from useful criticism.
Don’t be sarcastic or intimidate the other person. You want to learn how to it is good, not
become a better person from the criticism. just because it
Ask the person how you can change your objectionable behavior; be open to stands a chance
reasonable suggestions. to succeed.
- Vaclav Havel