How to Respond to Criticism

Criticism is a part of life…like it or not.

I used to be a person who hated criticism.  I always took it personally.  But then I realized that criticism isn’t always a bad thing.

Criticism can come in the form of constructive (helpful) or destructive feedback. Although you rarely have the choice of what form criticism takes, you do have a choice of how to react to it.

CriticismThere are many ways to react to criticism.  A few of the most common ones which you might have even used yourself include:

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How Craigslist Helped Me

Craigslist. You’ve heard the good, the bad and the ugly. But a recent experience really helped and delighted me and could do the same for you.

You’ve no doubt heard the expression, “one person’s junk is another person’s treasure.” And in this video – which includes a conversation I had with myself – shares how Craigslist benefited me recently.

Yes, this is a detour of my usual topic in this video but this is a message you need to see and hear. Lucky you.

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How to Start Yourself on a Lifetime of Winning

It seems that everyone is looking for that one thing that will solve all their problems and cause them to live the perfect life.  I hate to break it to you but not only does this “one thing” not exist but even if it did, would you really want to go through the rest of your life under perfect conditions?

You might think you would…but think carefully about your answer.  You’re smart enough to know that struggling helps you to grow and growing helps you to win.

Winning

The key to winning at life

Winning at life is really not that hard…if you know what to do.  Sadly, many people make it harder than it needs to be.  Here are five keys to a lifetime of winning for you. [Read more...]

A 5 Letter Word That Could Derail Your Journey to Success

I must say…that’s a pretty bold post title, is it not?  You must be wondering…”what little word could be ruining my journey to success?”

I remember hearing Ellen DeGeneres tell a story once.  She said that she was eating a TV dinner watching a program and a teaser for the news came on and it said:  “something you are eating right now might be killing you…details at 11.” And she asked herself:  “is it peas?”

That being said…there is a little thing that could be or already is ruining your health.

Worry

A dangerous 5 letter word

Worry may not have many letters in it but it is a very powerful word that could seriously derail your journey to success.  Worry, along with its cousins [Read more...]

Oh What a Mistake I Made

Mistakes.  We have all made them and, I hope I am not spoiling anything for you, we will make them in the future.

Oh the price for being human.

Recently – as in THIS WEEK – I made a BIG mistake.  Totally my fault.  And while I tell you my story in this video, the story doesn’t end there.

Enjoy the video.

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Disclosure of Material Connection:  I have not received any compensation for writing this post.  I have no material connection to the brands, products, or services that I have mentioned.  I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 225:  “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
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