Giving and taking criticism

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Marty delivering some harsh criticism to two of her producers ;)

Marty delivering some harsh criticism to two of her producers ;)

Guests: Debbie Goldstein, Eli Finkel

Do you want to know what your colleagues, family, friends, or even your spouse really think about you? Your work? Your habits? Your appearance? Most of us don’t, but hearing and applying criticism can often motivate us and help us grow. So how do we give constructive feedback to others without devastating the recipient? And how do we learn to be less thin-skinned when being critiqued? And finally, when is it worthwhile to speak up and tell someone what you really think? Marty talks with Harvad professor and managing director of Triad Consulting, DEBBIE GOLDSTEIN, and ELI FINKEL, a psychology professor at Northwestern University and the author of All-Or-Nothing Marriage.

 

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