Who is the highest paid active public employee in your state? Answer: Probably an athletic coach of some kind.
Time to go for a walk.
Is the “praise sandwich” the best way to give criticism?
Mr. Harford knows the problem well. He calls it the “praise sandwich,” where we stuff the bad stuff between two slices of compliments. But people often hear only the praise.
“We say, ‘That was a great piece of work, there was just a small problem,’ ” Mr. Harford said. “What we tend to hear is, ‘That was a great piece of work.’ ”
The better way, Ms. Ching said, is to be straightforward.
Julie Weiss has run 52 marathons in 52 weeks and raised more than $179,000 for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (her father died in 2010 from the disease).
Who has a good happy hour recommendation?
This episode was filmed in 1995 and continues to haunt dinner tables everywhere.