“Examine what is said and not who speaks.” —African proverb
Last week I wrote about giving feedback effectively. But when it comes to feedback, it’s not enough to dish it out—you have to be able to take it, too.
Learning how to receive feedback gracefully can be just as valuable as giving open and heart-centered input to others.
We all receive and process feedback from the way others respond to us at all times, whether we realize it or not. Yet, learning to be open to criticism—and even ask for it—can be challenging.
But when you’re open to hearing opinions about your work neutrally, the opportunities for growth greatly out weigh the discomfort.
Here are some tips to receive feedback with ease and grace.