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How to Get Praise Without Acting Like You’re Desperate for Praise

You don’t need to fish for compliments

A young man with a laptop sits on the floor in an office and gives a high-five to his dog

he best praise I’ve ever received came a few jobs ago, when I was working for a boss I deeply admired. In my role as head of public relations, I had planned five big events for New Year’s Eve — three of which were smash hits, and two of which flopped. Big time. When the night was over, my…