How to Accept Criticism like a Mature Adult

Distinguish between an inherent flaw and the way you’ve handled a particular situation.

It’s Not You…It’s Your Actions

Remember: someone is giving you comments in order to positively influence your future work or behavior, not to berate you.

Listen and Ask Questions

Emotional responses make it difficult for us to think clearly, and thus, don’t always allow us to make rational decisions.

Take a Fast-acting Chill Pill

Always remember with whom you are speaking, and their credibility with respect to the situation.

Know the Difference Between a Hater and a Critic

The telltale sign of a hater will be a lack of key phrases like “You could improve (x)”, and an addition of more destructive language.

Sign of a Hater

How to Accept Criticism like a Mature Adult