Employee feedback is an undoubtedly critical component of long-term career growth.

In fact, 82% of employees want to receive feedbackregardless of if it’s positive or negative.

Additionally, while it can be scary to receive feedback, particularly from your manager, it’s ultimately intended to help you become a better employee.

However, that doesn’t mean it’s easy to receive. Despite what I know about the importance of feedback for growth, when I hear my manager say “You’ve been doing great, but … ” I still tense up.

A stress response to negative feedback is completely natural, but that doesn’t mean it’s necessary. To help you receive negative feedback more open-mindedly, CashNetUSA put together the following infographic.

Take a look to learn how to feel at-ease the next time your manager delivers constructive feedback.