Learn to accept criticism—no matter how harsh—with aplomb by following tips from weblog Zen Habits. For example:
Thank the CriticEven if someone is harsh and rude, thank them. They might have been having a bad day, or maybe they’re just a negative person in general. But even so, your attitude of gratitude will probably catch them off-guard.
I don’t know how many times I’ve fielded extremely negative criticisms sent to the Lifehacker inbox with a “Thank you” and then received an apology. Of course, not all criticism is unfounded, and the post discusses how to handle the ego blow that comes with a critique and how to work toward improving where the criticism is valid. Let’s hear how you handle criticism in the comments. Photo by Zara-Jay.