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I subscribe to the idea that all risk is personal (if you’re in the insurance business, you may be inclined to stop reading right here-I hope you don’t). While risk can be monetized for profit that’s several steps removed from the tightness-in-your-chest kind, the kind that always demands two questions be answered: what does it mean for… and what could happen to me?

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Understanding Criticism

Generally, we receive criticism for three reasons: We deserve it, the critic is compensating, or the critic is making a political statement. These aren’t meant to be comprehensive but they do cover a large motive base. If you’re healthy emotionally the issue isn’t being criticized when you deserve it but whether your critic is compensating for mal-adjustments in their personality or using you as their political lightening rod. Here are seven salient facts about criticism that leaders must know.

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