Ouch! Here’s How to Handle a Performance Review That Stings

October 28, 2016


10 steps for turning criticism to opportunity: 1. Control your reaction and your thoughts.Thoughts lead to emotions and you want to react as unemotionally as possible. Tell yourself that this is constructive criticism. Resist the urge to argue, feel sorry for yourself or discount what your boss is saying. At the same time, keep a sense of perspective. It is human nature to let the bad outweigh the good. Don't let a few critical points outweigh 10 areas you've gotten praised for. Tell yourself…

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