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Tuesday Quotes - Dealing With Criticism

Tuesday Quotes - Dealing With Criticism The artist doesn’t have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don’t have the time to read reviews. William Faulkner I think the criticism that I take to heart is from other writers that I respect. Steve Earle I'm easy to work with, not a pushover, but I respond to criticism and find it inspiring. Ben Elton Someone else’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality. Les Brown Any fool can criticize, condemn & complain.. and most fools do. Dale Carnegie Don't let anyone say you can't do it. John Ilhan Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. Aristotle Learning from criticism allows you to improve. Almost every critique gives you a tool to more effectively create the tomorrow you visualize. Tiny Budha No matter who says what, you should accept it with a smile and do your own work. Mo

Giving criticism confidently – 10 Tips

  Sometimes, even in the best relationship, there comes a time when we want to say something critical.   Not everything can be perfect every time!   Sometimes things go wrong.   And sometimes, in your view, it is down to the other person.   You think it is something they can do something about.   So you want to tell them.   Here are some pointers to giving criticism but proceed with care. And remember, how you sound,  look and behave when you give the feedback often matters as much weight as the words you use.  But the words are important.   Here are the tips. Be sure of the facts !  Try to find out exactly what went wrong and why.  Be constructive! It should be about getting things right in the future not about trying to punish.  Be direct!   Get to the point and give the feedback in a simple, straight forward way. Be clear! Set out what you are criticizing, the change you want to see and why.  Comment on behaviour not the person. If you want to change the pe