The Myth of Constructive Criticism

It can be constructive or it can be criticism, but calling something both is a cop-out

One of the great myths of modern pop communication is the notion that it’s possible to criticize someone — even bully them, provided we ask first to provide “constructive criticism”.

We actually believe that by tacking the word “constructive” on to the word “criticism”, that we magically transform the meaning.It’s a little mysterious as to why we believe that the word constructive will make the word…

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Robert Bacal

Robert Bacal

Author, Trainer, customer service, management, performance appraisal,leadership,difficult customers