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Attack ideas, not people!

Yesterday I had a twitter exchange that I thought about alot longer than I probably should have and decided to write a bit more about it.

When I was managing a team I often had to be a sounding board, or use a team member, mentor, or colleague as a sounding board, and the best people weren't afraid to shred my ideas (usually with constructive criticism, but sometimes with their facial expressions or reactions).

It always stings a little when someone blunty tears down an idea, especially one that you have become emotionally, personally, or financially invested in.

Yesterday ...