At the beginning of my EMBA program, one of the first classes was on team dynamics, which was smart because they knew all of us were competitive and ambitious and we would need to learn to work together very quickly. The takeaway is that "feedback is a gift" and that's the way we need to view anyone brave enough to give "constructive criticism". Once you start thinking on those terms, it helps t...o reduce one's vulnerability and hopefully contributes to a healthy work environment where people can have a honest dialogue. Show more