Sometimes, people and their opinions of you are right. When you think about it, though, most of the time, they are wrong. Yet we tend to believe the critical people, rather than the supportive ones.
The infection of criticism is something to be inoculated against while, at the same time, learning to test those opinions to see if they have some validity.
Asking questions always helps. It allows you to learn whether they are impetuous and spiteful or actually care. Even those who care may be spreading their virus of fear to you.
It may take time to recognize the symptoms before you can believing yourself.
Hurry. The world is waiting.
Ⓒ The Big Game Hunter, Inc., Asheville, NC 2019
ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1500 episodes and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.
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