Intellectually, we appreciate the purpose of feedback is to make us better. Emotionally, it can still be hard to take. As actors, however, our ability to effectively integrate feedback (direction) can be the defining factor in whether we book work, and when we do, our experience on the job.
Fortunately, smart humans at Harvard Business School and Stanford University have a simple, ready-made strategy we can employ to grow from useful and/or necessary suggestions while keeping our sense of self-worth stable. All it takes is a little reframing.
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Thoughts / feedback / challenges? We'd genuinely love to hear.
While we can't always reply to every response, we honestly do read each one.