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Delivering Bad News: Lessons from My Five-Year-Old

Devon Campailla

Last night my husband and I had to deliver some difficult news to our five-year-old daughter: her favorite baseball player (“in the universe, mom”) Todd Frazier was traded from her favorite team, the Cincinnati Reds, to the Chicago White Sox. This may seem fairly trivial to most; it happens all the time in baseball. But […]

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Feedback’s Nasty Reputation

Darrell Burke

I’ve been thinking a lot about feedback lately. I’m developing a coaching class for a client and one of the components, of course, is giving positive and balanced feedback. Both are vital components of coaching and the ability to give both effectively is very important to any coach—beginner to expert. But that isn’t what this […]

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