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Finding The Sweet Spot Between Criticism And Encouragement, by Legal Skills Prof, Legal Skills Professor Blog


Some interesting new research on how to more effectively coach someone towards success as reported by the Harvard Business Review Blog.

When You Criticize Someone, You Make It Harder for that Person to Change (http://tinyurl.com/mzkb3dt)

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[Professor Richard Boyatzis, of the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western, has done] recent research on the best approach to coaching has used brain imaging to analyze how coaching affects the brain differently when you focus on dreams instead of failings. These findings have great implications for how to best help someone – or yourself — improve.