How to Listen to Nasty Criticism: 4 Useful Questions for every Day

Do you like it when people speak ill of you? We don’t, absolutely. However, we have to admit that such criticism is often the most useful one. It’s like a proper treatment, which should be nasty. So you won’t get sick. Why is unpleasant criticism useful, what prevents us from hearing it, and how to communicate with nasty people – let’s talk about it. Everything that we talk about in this article is not just a copy-paste of some very clever book. It’s not even a copy-paste of a few very clever books. This is the summary of lessons we’ve[…]

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On learned helplessness

One has to agree that it’s stupid to discuss the sublime with someone hungry or suffering. It is strange to offer philosophic ideas to a man who walks barefoot and his feet hurt. It’s a common knowledge that during wars and financial crises it’s not easy to deliver employees’ constructive confrontation or long-term motivation ideas through joint work on their professional goals. It looks counter-intuitive, but that is exactly what gives outstanding results, in our opinion. Is it OK to think about education right now? The answer is not as obvious as it sounds. We thoroughly studied the idea, simple[…]

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