Giving and receiving feedback works best when those involved use a common language. The terms below present themes and definitions that are important for participants to understand together before engaging in a critique.
Highlighting the difference between objective and subjective content is important because we critique both types of content differently.
Opinion is not the same thing as authority. It can be easy as someone delivering a critique to think that your role gives you a position of authority - but that's not the case.
The negative aspects of the word "cynical" are often unfairly associated with the term "critical".
There is a big difference between critique and direction.