Feedback is essential: it improves performance, develops talent, aligns expectations, solves problems. Your growth depends on your ability to take advantage of criticism despite your natural responses and on your willingness to seek even more advice and coaching from bosses, peers and subordinates. They may be good or bad in providing it or have little time for it — but you are the most important factor in your own development. If you choose to learn from any feedback you get, no one can stop you.
Read the full article here: https://hbr.org/2014/01/find-the-coaching-in-criticism