How to Process Negative Feedback Without Triggering a Stress Response [Infographic]

Caroline Forsey
Caroline Forsey


Employee feedback is an undoubtedly critical component of long-term career growth.


In fact, 82% of employees want to receive feedback -- regardless of if it's positive or negative.

Additionally, while it can be scary to receive feedback, particularly from your manager, it's ultimately intended to help you become a better employee.

However, that doesn't mean it's easy to receive. Despite what I know about the importance of feedback for growth, when I hear my manager say "You've been doing great, but … " I still tense up.

A stress response to negative feedback is completely natural, but that doesn't mean it's necessary. To help you receive negative feedback more open-mindedly, CashNetUSA put together the following infographic.

Take a look to learn how to feel at-ease the next time your manager delivers constructive feedback.

Click here to download leadership lessons from HubSpot founder Dharmesh Shah.


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