Welcome!ResourcesTraining Notes index − TN30 How to give and receive criticism

First published on this website in March 2006 and last updated in May 2018

Words: 1400
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Categories: Leadership , Management


We can be very critical of someone behind their back but fail to offer (or accept) constructive criticism. These interactive notes are designed to help a group think this issue through. Various scenarios are presented with questions for groups to tackle.

The notes then give 12 possible ways forward. These include

  • Admit the problem
  • Be vulnerable
  • Check motives
  • Encourage first ...
  • Select the right medium/time
  • Change the church climate
  • Never blame your team
  • Build one another up.


Here is the link to this item: PDF TN30 - How to give and receive criticism.pdf

Author's notes

These notes have been updated in May 2018 with minor alterations throughout the text.