How do you deal with nitpicking co-workers?

Your organization’s executives and employees might mean well when they offer suggestions, but if they’re not qualified to do so, it can be a huge frustration.

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If you’ve had co-workers and execs who think they can complete communications tasks better than you do, you’re not alone.

Though from a designer’s point of view, a comic from The Oatmeal titled “How a Web Design Goes Straight to Hell” chronicles the pain that know-it-alls inflict on PR pros and communicators.

Projects can easily get derailed when executives, managers and random co-workers feel obligated to make changes to your work—all so they feel like they’ve done their job.

How many times have you heard something like this?

It’s one thing to receive constructive feedback from another graphic designer, writer or PR pro—or from someone like a marketing director.

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