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We Know How to Give Feedback. But Do We Know How to Receive it?

What’s it like for you in any of these situations:

  • A close relative or friend gives you some critical comments on what you’re wearing
  • Your in-laws give you parenting tips as your toddler has another bout of tantrums in a public place…
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Leadership And Management

2016 Blind Spot: La Haine Review

When I was deciding which films to watch for this blind spot list, I wanted a few foreign language films to be on here and, considering the political climate when I made the list, along with thoughts of last years Girlhood still being in my head, I believed that La Haine would be a suitable choice for one of these films and after watching it, I have to say I was right. 668 more words

Classic Reviews

Have you thought about (HYTA) your blind spots?

          In a single quick glance, most of us can confidently conclude that the tables above are of different shapes and sizes. Tilt your head from side to side, or if you must, incline it at an unnatural angle, and your conclusion will not be any different. 768 more words

Philosophy

World of Illusions: 5 Lies We Tell Ourselves (And What to Do About Them)

We are awash in illusion. Today is no worse than yesterday in this regard, except now there is technology which can help push this illusion to ever greater heights of realism. 1,408 more words

Life

And My Blood Ran Cold....

Perhaps then I have long had more than a little naïveté..I doubt I am unique in this. We all have scales on our eyes about one thing or another…we all have blind spots and often there are things we simply do not wish to see. 161 more words

Self Discovery

Seven Quotes from Blind Spots

Have you ever sat through a sermon and thought, “Wow, I wish so-and-so were here so they could hear this. This is speaking directly to their sin, struggles, and circumstances”? 642 more words

Christian Living

2016 Blind Spot: Chinatown Review

Sometimes, you get occasions when cinema screenings line up perfectly with other plans you have, and that was definitely the case here. I was having a bit of a hard time deciding which film to do for my Blind Spot this month but then I found out that one of my favourite nearby cinemas, The Electric in Birmingham, would be holding a screening of Chinatown as part of their Cinematic Time Machine series of showings so I decided to go along and make Chinatown my Blind Spot pick for August, and I’m so glad I did. 777 more words

Classic Reviews