Here's the point - listen to everybody's opinions on your work, your business and here and there on your life. Then, do what your heart tells you to do. After enough opinions and often listening too much to your critics, you'll learn to sort out what you need and what's a waste of time to consider.
It's just like eating vegetables when I was a kid. As long as I at least tried them my mother would let me live! LOL Opinions are the same - listen, appreciate them and then throw them in with your gut instinct and do what you feel is right.
Wishing everybody a terrific weekend!