If I had to choose one term to discuss that sets my teeth on edge, it would have to be constructive criticism!
Can someone please explain to me what is constructive about criticism? According to oxforddictionaries.com, one definition of:
- Constructive is, ‘Having or intended to have a useful or beneficial purpose.’
- Criticism is, ‘The expression of disapproval of someone or something on the basis of perceived faults or mistakes.’
When put together, aren’t those two words — constructive criticism — an oxymoron? (Or am I being a moron?) Regardless of my moronic status, nobody likes being criticised, myself included.Read More