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Receiving advice

Receiving advice “Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least.” Lord Chesterfield, British Statesman, Diplomat, Wit (1694-1773) Advice has at least two sides to it, maybe three. The three previous posts looked at … Continue reading

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Stage 3 of Giving Advice: Is it kind?

Stage 3 of Giving Advice: Is it kind? “The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent about whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people … Continue reading

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Stage 2 of Giving Advice: Is it good?

Stage 2 of Giving Advice: Is it good? “Good advice is one of those insults that ought to be forgiven.” Anonymous The previous post discussed the first stage of giving advice – is it needed and wanted? This second stage … Continue reading

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