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[MFTROU #008]: - 7 Tips for Receiving Feedback Gracefully
March 09, 2005

March - Management for the Rest of Us

Whether you work in a large company, small family business or are self employed, at some point you will hear some home truths about your performance. As a green management trainee, I remember running off to the bathroom for a good cry after one particular piece of feedback, which on reflection was a minor point in the grand scheme of my personal development. Having matured a wee bit since then, I've taken bigger, badder feedback on the chin with much less upset. Here's my thoughts on receiving feedback with dry eyes - take a look at Job Performance Feedback: 7 Tips For Receiving Feedback Gracefully

Currently there's a lot of media publicity about salaries, particularly the reasons why women generally receive significantly less than men. (Apparently it's all due to biology and women being the child-bearers...) Regardless of your sex, job or ambitions, take a look at What Are You Worth? 7 Nifty Salary Negotiation Tips To Get A Pay Raise and check out ideas to make sure you are value for money in workplace.

And on a personal note, I'd like to share the story behind the bunch of flowers that currently sit on my desk. Andy Edwards, a coaching client, sent them as he was so thrilled with his move from the top of one career ladder, to the bottom of a far shinier, longer and more lucrative ladder. He took my advice, and most importantly, acted upon it, and is now looking forward to a challenging career in his dream area. It goes to show that it can be done, so take heart anyone who is in a career cul-de-sac!

Warm Regards
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Lyndsay Swinton

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