‘[tweetmeme source=”RoseA_smallbiz” only_single=false]’ Watching a Reality TV is not a waste of time at all, or a pure entertainment. Entrepreneurs can get some lessons out of it that they may apply to their businesses. One of these best lessons that they may use to their business is to Listen to Criticism.

In a reality TV show, judgment is a part of the game. Criticism is open, whether from a hired judge or from the viewer’s opinion. Do not avoid criticism, listen to it and you will soon find out how it helps you mold into somebody better.

In your business, you don’t need to ask everybody’s opinion regarding your products, your marketing, etc. All you need to do is to listen to your boss or to your client if they have something to say. Do not get offended with their criticism nor defend it. Just learn to listen and evaluate if you can implement their suggestions to your business and what effect it may incur to your business. Try to be in their shoes and understand why they criticize your business that way. Whether it is a good or bad criticism, you have to show respect to them as they are just trying to give suggestion.

Try to listen and use the criticism constructively and you will soon find out how it may affect your business in a positive way.