Think about the last time you were embarrassed and ask yourself what was achieved by it. Does fear of embarrassment make you less inclined to speak up at a meeting, sing a song you enjoy or be outgoing at parties?

What would it do for your life if you were to choose to be unembarrassable?

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.

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