Today, negative feedback (sometimes a euphemism for assholery), is on my mind. The only time that I can recall angering someone with my poetry is back in college when I wrote a line comparing a friend’s dance moves to that of a stripper. 216 more words
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Have you ever been working on something for hours, days, or even months and thought, “I got this nailed, I’m doing excellent at this. I know that no one will come back to me because it’s perfect.” Then to your dismay, you get feedback from a colleague, a peer or even a supervisor and then you don’t feel so confident anymore about what you were working on. 277 more words
Some people aren’t used to constructive criticism. Some people aren’t used to criticism at all. I’ve met a few people over the past few years that upon first meeting, I could tell they never had parents that were like, “listen, I know you’re my kid and all, but that finger painting is sub-par at best.” Accepting criticism is something that we all have to deal with eventually. 1,109 more words
I’m a teacher; I understand the value of constructive criticism.
However, all too often pettiness is wrapped up in the name of constructive criticism, and the contributions of others are belittled in order to prop up feelings of self-worth and control. 510 more words