This article gives evidence that the old adage, “you can catch more flies with honey than vinegar” is true! Many managers avoid giving crucial feedback, albeit negative or positive; or they tend to focus on the negative. But a good manager balances praise and criticism. “If you want to be seen as a good feedback-giver, you should proactively develop the skill of giving praise as well as criticism.” Providing specific, positive feedback helps strengthen relationships with colleagues and a leader’s effectiveness. Read More Here.