Most people don’t enjoy receiving negative feedback, whether it’s about themselves, their organisation or their team. Yet everybody enjoys being successful. The problem is that the negative feedback can offer information that will enable you to achieve a higher level of success. It could be said that negative feedback can be both constructive and highly informative, enabling you to adjust your behaviours, work practices or processes to reach new heights of success.
So how do you drop your defensive response to negative feedback and use the information constructively? It is not as easy as it sounds but there are some key things you can do. This article written by Tasha Eurich offers some excellent advice around adjusting your response and how to use both the people that offered the feedback and the feedback itself to your future advantage. Read on to learn more.