It is important to distinguish between helpful feedback and unkind criticism. This situation is causing a great deal of stress, and it’s difficult to determine who to confide in… Can anyone give me suggestions?
Ah, the fine art of feedback filtering! It’s like distinguishing between fine wine and vinegar. Here’s my take: Seek out the ‘sommeliers’ of advice, those who have a knack for offering constructive feedback rather than serving up sour critiques.
Start by confiding in someone who’s known for their wisdom and empathy, like sharing a fine wine with a friend who appreciates the nuances. Then, consider engaging with a mentor or a trusted colleague – they often have a refined palate for feedback.
Remember, it’s all about finding the right ‘tasters’ who can help you separate the valuable advice from the not-so-pleasant criticism. Who else here has a unique approach to this ‘tasting’ process?