Ah, unsolicited advice - don’t you just love it? Sometimes, it’s from people who are near and dear to you, like a relative advising you on your love affair, or a friend advising you on your business. Our first instinct is to brush off what they have to say, discrediting them due to their lack of knowledge about the “real story”.
But, do they actually have valid points you can benefit from? So what do you do? How do you react, or better yet “respond” in the face of unsolicited advice? How do you pay attention, filter out the nonsense, and glean some real value?
Here are 3 quick tips to find gold in unsolicited advice