Responding to criticism can be tricky.

Our response to critique is based on various factors –

  • What is being criticised?
  • The situation in which criticism is delivered
  • The intent of criticism
  • The frame of mind of the receiver
  • The person delivering the criticism

The above mentioned factors are only indicative, there could many more.

However, mastering your response can dictate a lot in such situations.

There are benefits of mastering your reaction to a feedback even when they’re negative – improves relationships, academic performance, and negotiating abilities.

Here are 5 ways to respond.

Do you follow any of these?

Or, do you do deal with it differently? Do share with us.

Here are a few ways to respond to criticism.