Sometimes these quotes are really good

I have spent some time getting a lot of praise and even remember one of my former bosses telling me not to tell one of my employees that they are really good.  In a way I thought it was mean an manipulative to not tell someone they are good when they are, cause I thought they deserved it.

However, I then found this quote from Albert Einstein:

“The only way to escape the corruptible effect of praise is to go on working.”

Now I realize that it was not the best thing to tell the guy how good he was.  And I suppose this kind of thing I have heard from other people as well.  Particularly with people they work with or their significant other.

Its a good quote.

 

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