The best way to handle critics is to answer in positive way by showing what they criticized is now a reality. Rather than taking critics in negative way and getting bugged and bogged down which will ensure you loose your own confidence.
Lets look how critics come into picture in a startup and in directly they actually help you build with caution if you take the critics in positively.
When you share your idea of startup with your friends or your family or your colleagues is you don’t get positive response saying wow what an idea, but it’s always are you mad or have you gone mad.
Then they give abundant examples of people who could not make it and how their life became horrible all these examples are rolled out.
So what’s the best way to handle these critics is to prove your point well that’s one way of looking at it the other way is also keeping your self so focused to ensure what you have put across is proven to the best.
These critics play vital role in how you handle your startup, it helps you stay focused and also helps you in checking and re checking your thought process and the calculations you have done about your startup.
These critics help you in validating your idea by ensuring that you don’t make mistake and also these critics will keep you on toe tips to ensure you are grounded to reality.
Also on a personal note you should understand that the people who criticize are the ones who care for you, for them its like they don’t want to see you suffer and when tomorrow in case you go wrong they don’t want you to have bad experience life.
Take it in professional manner, these critics are like light house for boats that’s how it should be taken to reach your destination