18 Apr EP. 072 5 Ways to Graciously Accept Negative Feedback
5 Ways to Graciously Accept Negative Feedback
When someone pays you a compliment, do you accept it, or do you brush it off with “thanks, but…”? Many of us find it difficult to accept compliments graciously, so why are we expected to accept feedback?
Getting negative feedback can feel personal and is a challenging conversation to have at any time, let alone at work. So in this episode, I share with you some tips to help understand and deal with negative feedback, including:
- Listen to what’s being said
- Ask for more time to respond
- Speak up for yourself
If you know how to turn this feedback into a constructive conversation to improve your job performance (and job satisfaction), you will empower yourself to unlock your potential!
Here are the highlights from this episode:
(00:46) It’s not always easy
(02:43) My top 5 tips for dealing with feedback
(04:47) It’s business not personal