23. September 2015 · Comments Off on The Proper Response · Categories: Read Online

Read online:

…is practicing a solo concerto*
non-musician: wow ! that was really good!
me: are you kidding me that was disgusting.

This is such a common thing. We do something, get a compliment, and proceed to explain why we weren’t any good. This isn’t the way to reply.

Here … here is the reply you should give:

Thank you very much!

It’s easy. Practice it in front of a mirror until you get it right.