How To Stay Cool On The Hot Seat

1. When people give me negative feedback, I try and help them understand why I did what I did.
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2. It's a good idea to let people vent and tell you their position before you jump in with your side of the story.
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3. When I get negative feedback, I usually hold my feelings inside.
TrueFalse
4. Negative feedback makes me uncomfortable and I suspect it makes the person giving it uncomfortable.
TrueFalse
5. When someone gives me negative feedback, I try to divert their attention to the things I did right.
TrueFalse
6. Usually when someone gives me negative feedback, it means they want me to do something differently. I try to learn what they want me to do.
TrueFalse
7. It's never a good idea to admit when you are wrong when someone is giving you negative feedback. That is just fuel for their fire.
TrueFalse
8. When I'm on the hot seat, I try to really listen to the other person so I can understand their point of view.
TrueFalse
9. If I feel myself becoming defensive, I tend to close out the other person; it's very hard for me to listen when I'm defensive.
TrueFalse
10. When all is said and done, it's possible to be friends with people who give me negative feedback.
TrueFalse
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