Tuesday, January 5, 2021

The Benefits of Having a Troll: Making the most of criticism, even if unfair

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I have a troll, an anonymous person ever looking for a chance to publicly magnify whatever errors I’ve made. Worse, s/he has distorted my work and even manufactured lies, serious lies about me.

Of course, having a troll isn't fun but it has yielded unexpected benefits. I describe them in my PsychologyToday.com article today. It has implications for anyone who is criticized or bullied.


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