Welcome to The Feedback Loop's 100th post! In celebration of this milestone, we as the blog staff have each written 100 words about feedback and a brief introduction to our involvement in the judge program. Join us next week for a continuation of the celebration with contributions from you, our readers!
Ten thousand hours is a long time. In his 2008 book “Outliers”, Malcolm Gladwell wrote that “ten thousand hours is the magic number of greatness,” meaning that, in order to achieve mastery in a field, you have to practice at it for ten thousand hours. Most of us have probably done maybe a handful of things for that long, if anything at all. Now, I’m not saying you should spend ten thousand hours writing reviews, or write ten thousand reviews, or even write one hundred reviews. I’m
Hello friends! My name is Elliot Raff, and I’m a Level Two judge from Boston, MA. I’m honored to be joining the Feedback Loop as an editor and contributor. Today, I am going to start a series of articles on how to overcome a barrier that I think has gone largely overlooked in the field of feedback - sitting down and writing. The page is blank. I hate the blank page. What is it about the white space that bothers me so? If it were a person, sitting in front of me, you wouldn’t be able to shut