Mastering Self Evaluation: Take Control of Criticism!

Kelly Stickel

Parallel Leaders Podcast | Episode S2.03

By understanding the power of self-evaluation, you can learn to harness criticism and use it as a tool to unlock your potential. The higher you go in leadership, the greater the target of criticism you will become, so it’s important to have the skills to transform it into an opportunity for growth.

Whether you’re a seasoned executive or just starting out in your career, this video offers valuable tools and strategies to become a better leader, navigate criticism with grace, and build strong relationships with your team.

Harness the power of self-evaluation and unlock your true potential as a leader!


  • What lens to filter every criticism through
  • Identifying emotions to redefine behaviours.
  • 3 questions to ask when receiving criticism.
  • How to maintain the right attitude
  • The importance of self-evaluation and the role it plays in becoming a successful leader. 
  • Learning to differentiate between personal and positional criticism.

Kelly Stickel

Lead Pastor of Parallel Churches

Whether it’s roaring down the highway on his motorcycle, madly cheering on his favourite football team (SKOL!) or fighting for the hurting and lost, there is never a dull moment in their household. And he loves every minute of it. With six beautiful kids, two daughters-in-love, and two of the most delightful grandbabies on the planet, family nights are crazy and absolutely perfect.

Kelly believes passionately that every interaction is an opportunity to cultivate a lasting impact and are planting a movement that will preach the gospel until the end.

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