…lways view with skepticism). As Philippe Michel, dearly departed marketing sage and friend, put it: Advertising’s mission is to legitimize, to buttress Word of Mouth.
And then go on. Don’t change your behavior, you have work to do. But what about next year’s review? Not a problem. Your having conceded and lauded your reviewer’s …
Instead, just say the sacramental phrase reviewers love to hear: “You’re right”. Add a few short sentences thanking them for their generous feedback, and commit to seriously (only one adverb allowed) work on your communication style. Done.