What do you notice about this math? Is it that it was 10% wrong, or 90% right? It’s part of our sinful human nature to focus on the bad or wrongs that others commit rather than praise them for the right things they do
Martin Luther King once gave a speech on dealing with how we look at and evaluate people. One of his points was that we must recognize the wrongs someone commits doesn’t entirely represent that person’s identity. We need to acknowledge that our co-workers, friends and family, like each one of us, possess both good and bad qualities. We must choose to find the good and focus in on it.
Matthew 7:1-5 :
Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?
Challenge : Don’t point out the negative in someone’s work, but make public the positive.