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We Get, and Give, Lots of Bad Advice. Here’s How to Stop

When we turn to others for advice on major career decisions, they sometimes steer us in the wrong direction. Warren Buffett’s father, along with his mentor, discouraged him from entering the securities business. Walt Disney’s brother and wife both tried to talk him out of making “Snow White.” And last summer, when I polled my Twitter followers about the worst career advice they had received, Monica Lewinsky’s response went viral. She had been told that “an internship at the white house will be amazing on your resume.”

Why does so much career advice end up being misguided? As an organizational psychologist, I’ve given more than my share of bad advice. After encouraging multiple students…

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 We Get, and Give, Lots of Bad Advice. Here’s How to Stop

One of the most effective ways to get better advice is to give it.

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Healthforce Center at UCSF

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Institute for Diversity and Health Equity

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Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry

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Association of Schools of Allied Health Schools

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Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

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