Have you heard of the “feedback sandwich” or “compliment sandwich” approach?
This is feedback-giving advice that some people still dole out. And some people still practice.
And I hope (very much!) that after reading this post, you will not use it, ever again.
In this blog post, I’ll first describe what the feedback sandwich is, and why its proponents think it’s a good idea. I’ll then describe what’s wrong with it and what to do instead.Read More