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The Praise Paradox: when well-​intended words backfire - Ness Labs

The Praise Paradox: when well-​intended words backfire - Ness Labs

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The Praise Paradox

  • Defining Praise requires two different components: What is being praised and the amount of praise.
  • Talent and abilities can be praised, and the degree of praise is based on the language used.
  • Inflated or exaggerated praise can backfire, lowering a young person’s motivation...

Effective praise can be given using these three methods:

  1. Defining your intention and providing praise. This involves being mindful of the consequences of your words.
  2. Instead of plain flattery, try to encourage them to move forward and take up further challenges. This also en...

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