Tag Archives: constructive criticism

Getting to No

Learning to Say No. I came up with six questions that I hoped would help me reclaim my life. I call them The Big Six, and I offer them here for one simple reason: They work. Next time someone asks you … Continue reading

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Learning to Say No.

That night I came up with six questions that I hoped would help me reclaim my life. I call them The Big Six, and I offer them here for one simple reason: They work. Next time someone asks you a … Continue reading

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Career Growth

If you haven’t already, think about where your field should be headed. Ask yourself, “What are the grand challenges in my field?’ “What should I know that I don’t?” “How can my work help?’ Instead of focusing on numbers of … Continue reading

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Constructive Criticism

Most people will go out of their way to defend against criticism. Here are some tips to help you respond well and accept constructive feedback on the job. Stay calm and hear the person out. Try not to get upset … Continue reading

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Getting to No

I get it; telling someone no feels selfish. But when you learn to say it artfully and strategically, everyone wins in the end. It’s all in how you deliver that important, critical word. Consider one of these approaches The flat-out … Continue reading

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