Today use mature objectivity to allow the opinions and critiques of others to be a benefit to you. If you are typically the type of person to get hurt by the opinions of others, it might be difficult to see how these sorts of things can help you, but they can help if let them. Even if the person doesn’t have your best interest at heart, you can still learn something from what’s being said. Step outside of yourself and your pride and take every criticism as constructive, even if it wasn’t necessarily meant to be. This will help you to both handle what you’re hearing without taking it too personally and allow you to really hear what is being said an put it to use.