The Innerpreneur

Business growth from the inside out

What People Say

by | Oct 15, 2010 | Self/Business Growth

Bad Advice Kills Dead
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The Talk

It’s not always useful.

Be careful. Protect yourself. And your work.

You know what’s best. ‘Should’ is not a reason to do anything.

Advice isn’t helpful. Premature questions and assumptions are not your friends.

Be Discerning

Sharing something special with someone who is not discerning, or when you aren’t yet ready, is a risky move.

Talk takes energy. And if we aren’t careful, talk dilutes our feelings, and our passions.

It can be helpful, so very helpful, but only with the right person, and at the right time.

Make a Container

When anything is brought to life, at first, it needs a safe container from which to grow in the world. So do your ideas. They are valuable and they need your help. Shelter them.

When help is volunteered, make sure it comes from someone who’s perspective you value, and that what they say is actually helpful.

Sometimes it’s too early for feedback.

Sometimes the advice is just incorrect, inappropriate, or ill-conceived.

You don’t have to believe everything other people think. You don’t have to believe everything you think.

Bottom Line

Do They really know more about what you are doing than you do?

photo credit: Okinawa Soba

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Tara Joyce

Written by Tara Joyce

In 2008, I started this blog as I began working for myself. It is a reflection of my innerpreneurial journey, growing myself to grow my business. ABOUT ME

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What People Say

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