The Power of One Criticism

“It’s crazy how 1,000 people can compliment you and you’ll spend all day thinking about the one person who criticized you.”

Hmmm…I can relate.

There is this time I anchored a talk show during an international conference. My performance was simply good, by my assessment. People thought I was brilliant! Though somewhat surprised, I basked in the compliments. Just as I received a compliment from a well-respected leader of our organisation, a friend accused me of bias. He said I put one of the guests of the show on the spot with needless questions and unfair comments, because the guest is not a Nigerian. What?

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