Feedback — we have to give it and receive it, sometimes daily depending on our jobs.
That doesn’t make it any easier to hear.
Tim Minchin, the Olivier-award winning and Tony-nominated songwriter of Broadway’s Matilda, once received a very bad review that he couldn’t really shake off. How did he deal with it?
He wrote a hilarious song about it.
I’ll have to try that sometime…
Note — Minchin is currently workshopping a new musical in London based on the movie Groundhog Day. Can’t wait to hear those lyrics!
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The acoustics in our hotel meeting room today were not ideal.
Microphones popped. Feedback screamed in our ears. And still other presenters were impossible to hear.
But in the back of the room, we were soothed by the delicate clink and tinkle of…
Although located high above us in the ballroom, their sway in the air-conditioned breeze was both soothing and unexpected.
Wonder how my living room would look sporting one?
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