“Praise in Public, Criticize in Private” is Bad Advice

Just Because Everyone Says It Doesn’t Mean It’s True

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It’s often said that the more we hear something, the greater our tendency to believe it. It’s called the illusory truth effect and it preys on our availability bias, that human tendency where we associate the importance of something with how easily we can remember it. If you read the news or spend any time on social…



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Jake Wilder

I don’t know where I’m going. But at least I know how to get there.