Validation

Oprah Winfrey has said that we all just want validation, and she has a large, highly varied, sample to work with.

Maybe this is just a human need.

But having people running around seeking validation can be a problem. A huge problem.

In some sense, Donald Trump’s problem is that he constantly craves validation, but has no idea how to seek it constructively.

Neediness is not an attractive quality. As a psychological motivator, it can cause people to abandon other, more important considerations, such as integrity or professional ethics.

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