What’s the Best Way to Give and Receive Advice? – Shower Thoughts ep. 06

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Show Notes

In this Shower Thoughts episode we try to get to the bottom of what entails good advice. We discuss the nuances of giving good, effective feedback and advice, as well as maximising the opportunity when one is the recipient.In Shower Thoughts we overthink those random questions and life-changing thoughts we frequently have in the shower and maybe come to a conclusion, all in a casual conversation.

Key discussion points in this episode:

  • Basic principles of giving advice and feedback
  • How we go about giving advice
  • Learning yourself from the feedback that you’re giving
  • Prefacing advice
  • The importance of fully explaining yourself when giving advice
  • Asking questions to assess whether what they did well was intentional or fluke

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