There's more to giving effective feedback than most people think.
Research over the last two decades has shown the value of focusing on effort rather than ability, talent or intelligence. It might sound like a minor distinction, but the consequences are serious.
There's one thing that stands out.
Couples who've been together for many decades usually put the success of their relationships down to things like good communication or tolerance.
Researchers have found that the real issue for most couples is 'emotional warmth'. And yes, you can use the idea at work too.