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ON: Psychology of someone who's always giving advice?

Posted 01-31-2021 at 05:10 PM by Blondebaerde

Originally Posted by smt1111 View Post
What are your thoughts about the psychology of someone who's always giving advice?

(blah blah blah)

The original topic gets lost because the conversation becomes focused on the person giving advice. It becomes about them.
Better as a blog post/reply:

I manage enterprise teams for a living. Some personalities tend to provide counsel, wanted or not. If not, too bad I guess. And we won't be hanging out much anymore, assuming we're talking personal life vs. business. What possible difference does it make?

Careers sometimes pick people. I figured out about 25 years ago "Do that which 1) you do exceptionally well 2) is in demand (scarcity of labor) 3) pays well. Took a few year to figure out 1), 2), and 3) for my skills, demand, and pay. And here I am, and I'm okay with that.

My answer is two fold: desire to correct that which needs correction, assuming it's in my area of expertise. If not, keep quiet.
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