Pointing Out Somebody’s Mistake: 3 Tips
You’re reading a blog or newsletter. The author is making great points, teaching you something, you’re getting a lot out of it. And then you realize the author has made a BIG mistake in the writing. Maybe it’s something misspelled, or a wrong word, or even a tricky bit of grammar that can alter the meaning. What do you do?
So here’s my advice when YOU’RE reaching out to someone about a mistake:
1. Keep it private.
We’re all human and have egos and pride. An email is private and allows the author to save face.