…nvironment is positive and healthy, or actually detrimental in that it encourages stagnated growth. The “good job” comments should never outweigh the “fix this” or “you can do better than that” comments. It is harsh and more challenging, no doubt — but it is also what is required to make it to the level…
This is so true! While "good job" comments are great, they rarely will ever make you better at something. You can only get better if people point out flows in your writing.
Thanks for writing this Nicolas, I enjoyed it!