It’s time to toughen up! Negative feedback is usually not personal. First things first: get perspective. How good you are at accepting and using negative feedback is greatly determined by how you view it. Once you find value in negative feedback, You’ll be on the lookout for the useful nuggets of information: focus on learning from these nuggets. Next, be confident! A big factor in someone’s openness to feedback is self-confidence, and high performers have that. You also need to be open to learning new things and of course, use the feedback to change for the better.