How to recognize bad or good advice?

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In life, we constantly have to make a large number of different decisions, some of which are relatively insignificant, while others have the potential to change our lives.

The ability to make decisions is directly related to our ability to take responsibility for ourselves and our choices, so it can scare us. In an attempt to reduce anxiety and risks, we often seek help from people close to us or authoritative for us, but we do not always get reasonable advice. It is important to be able to recognize these warning “red flags” in advance.

Lack of experience advising

Bad advice can take many forms. Unfortunately, sometimes people who consider themselves competent in a certain matter, in fact, are not. If a person has not been in a similar situation and does not have the relevant life experience, most likely, his advice will be useless.

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You should take a sober look at those areas of another person’s life in which you need advice (family, finances, career). If the bottom line is not what you would like to get, then it is better to look for advice elsewhere. In a situation with problems at work, it is unlikely to be…

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