"Running into that thing makes our anxiety spike – and we start telling stories in our head about what an inadequate person we are."
When should you criticize someone or something – and what's the best way to do it? Here's advice from our Twitter followers, plus six questions to ask when you're considering getting critical
How do you react when you make a mistake or fall short of your goals? If you're anything like me, you'll criticize yourself relentlessly. And you'll dwell on the moments before the blunder, picking apart every decision that led you there. But what if the tables were turned and it was your colleague that slipped […]
"Turn the wheel a bit slower, Lucy," my driving instructor repeated. "Slower... slower... SLOWER!" "I am turning it as slow as I can," I shouted back, as the car bumped into the one behind us
So you think you’ve had a bad appraisal lately? I can probably top it
This is not the proudest blog post that I've ever written. But I feel that it's only fair to let you see my experience of criticism versus feedback. When I was younger, two of my character traits worked together to make me a very difficult person to work with at times. Those traits were perfectionism […]
#MTtalk: Please join us! What: #MTtalk Where: Twitter When: Friday, Feb 17 @ 1pm EST (6pm GMT) Topic: Is It Criticism or Feedback? Host: @Mind_Tools About this week’s chat "Long after your words are forgotten, people still remember how you made them feel." – Maya Angelou The other morning my husband and I overslept and […]