Finding the Truth in Criticism

How do I deal with criticism? I drink. No! Actually, I evaluate the critic and the feedback based on some simple standards. And then I decide if I need to accept it and work on it…or just hear it and keep on going.

Not to Criticize, But…

It’s easy to let praise and positive feedback bounce off us. But when it comes to negative feedback, most of us hold on to it with our entire being, like a Yorkshire terrier holds on to a chew toy. Is it possible to dismiss unreasonable criticism so it doesn’t stick with us and pull us down?