We are all familiar with the phrase, “Connect the dots.” And yet we spend far more energy collecting dots. Why is that, and what can we do to change it?
When someone says they want to give you “feedback,” you know it’s lion-feeding time, and you’re dinner. And when someone asks you for feedback, you know what they’re really saying. “Tell me you like my stuff, and you think I’ll go places.” We’ve gotten it all wrong. Feedback is not those things. It’s not telling […]