Most people don’t relish the thought of receiving negative feedback about their work, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be highly beneficial.
In fact, in a survey of nearly 1,000 employees, Zenger/Folkman found that more than half preferred corrective feedback over praise, and 72% believed that their performance would improve with the help of constructive criticism.
Feedback can be beneficial to improving your work, but there are definitely right and wrong ways to deliver and receive that feedback.
To get to the root of it, the folks at Venngage conducted a survey of 57 INBOUND 2016 speakers from a variety of organizations and industries. They asked these experts how they handled negative feedback from their particular stakeholders, such as customers, readers, managers, and peers.
Check out the infographic to see which strategies you can apply to your career.