Understanding how to deal with criticism can be hard, but it’s a little less hard with this handy chart by hater expert Ann Friedman, posted yesterday to her blog and highlighted below with her permission. It’s remarkably simple, but full of wisdom: Note how, in my favorite touch, you are shown to be your own worst frenemy. (Click on the image to enlarge.)
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