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Chapter 30. Assess Yourself > Exercise 6: Putting Your Skills to the Test

Exercise 6: Putting Your Skills to the Test

Now practice your skills in handling criticism. Use a combination of the fogging, requesting specific feedback/echo and admit the truth techniques. Write your answers on the lines provided.

  1. Things haven’t been going well for you lately, you are feeling a bit “down.” Your boss says to you, “What’s been bugging you lately… you sure have a bad attitude.”

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  2. You have just completed an assignment. Your boss looks over it and comments to you, “I really had expected more from you as a senior professional in our group.”

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  3. You hear from a colleague that your boss is upset about a comment you made in yesterday’s staff meeting. You would like to “clear the air” with your boss.

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