Interesting article on effective feedback in Psychology Today. Basically the author articulates the value of criticism in development and reminds us of the problems with excessive praise.
“Well-chosen criticism, delivered in an environment of high expectations and unconditional support, can inspire learning and development, whilst poorly judged praise can do more harm than good. Even relatively young children can tell the difference between constructive and destructive criticism, and it is a serious and unhelpful error to conflate the two.”
— Changing the Game (@CTGProjectHQ) September 23, 2018
Evokes the concept of Mindset by Carol Dweck :