CHAPTER 1MOST CAREER ADVICE IS WRONG

WHO HAVE YOU BEEN LISTENING TO?

Everyone loves giving career advice to students and young professionals. Everyone thinks he is a career expert. You want to know the truth?

Very few people know what they are talking about.

When I reflect back on the career advice given to me over the last 10 years, I realize that most of it was inaccurate, and some of it actually stunted my development. Here is the secret: You have to be very coachable, open-minded, and willing to ask for advice, while at the same time skeptical about what you believe to be true.

Always consider the ...

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