Tag: constructive criticism

Don’t Take It Personally: Perfecting the Reception of Criticism

Receiving, accepting and dealing with criticism is an everyday occurrence in the workplace. But – cheese and rice! – it can be so hard. Especially if you are a perfectionist, hearing critical feedback can demolish your day, your productivity, your motivation and your total job performance.

Is Your Constructive Criticism Working?

One size does not fit all when it’s time to talk with an employee about her performance shortfalls. In a recent Harvard Business Review column, Deborah Bright highlights the methods managers can employ to deliver this kind of feedback.