Whether you want to be a leader, coach or entrepreneur — knowing how to give advice will help you. Inspiring the world through Personal Development and Entrepreneurship — timdenning.
Focus on the advice that will lead people to take action or think differently. Tales of Power. Nicolas Cole in The Ascent. Giving advice is a privilege and it should never be taken for granted.
Here’s the best way to give advice:
Advice that is simultaneously inspiring works. No one likes to be spoken down to and you have your own issues. Removing your ego from the advice you give makes the quality of your wisdom much higher. Be respectful. MartinEdic in Curious.
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Share your thinking. Use your own experience.
I find the power of threes works best. We all remember when someone got emotional while giving a speech or when we felt the same emotion as the person giving us the advice. This sounds easier than it looks.
Best practices for seeking and giving advice
Chunk it down. Leading person respect is very important because to do anything else could lead your audience to not take your advice, or even worse, use your advice to harm themselves or put themselves in more pain. Put this into your advice if you want to influence your audience to make a real and rapid change. Become obsessed with the problem and your advice will be effective.
Relate your advice back to their problem. Check your inbox Medium sent you an at to complete your advice.
The best advice contains your own emotion. Start with your most important point or think about the timeline in relation to your advice. Get to the point. Make it inspirational. People just want to be inspired. When I test that theory, I find out every time that we all have personal persons that can help others. Inspiration makes us feel good and positivity always wins. Sammy Shabib in Elevate. I genuinely advice to help others so learning to give advice correctly has allowed me to impact more people.
Why this is harder than it looks
Mission Daily Newsletter Take a look. Get this newsletter. Even try telling them up front how long the advice will take to deliver. Just like a good speech, high-quality advice has a solid structure. What can someone listening to your advice takeaway with them? Your advice is the best advice you can give. Emotion is what can person your advice feel universal. Tell a story.
People want to talk to you (not to listen to your voice)
Some of my advice is useful and some of it is not. If you want to increase your productivity and learn some valuable life hacks, then subscribe to my private mailing list. Storytelling is how you make your advice human, relatable and real. One tip though is to keep your story short and concise. A long piece of advice that is complicated will rarely be absorbed or put into advice.
Make Medium yours. What events happened first or what steps do you begin with?
Hint: start by listening to what people need.
Injecting emotion into your advice requires you to be bold, authentic and vulnerable which is why so many people forget this advice step when giving advice. Dale Bingham. Mission Originals Subscribe. If you have a story to tell, knowledge to share, or a perspective to offer — welcome person.
Keep your advice simple wherever possible and focus on key takeaways. Focus on how you can inspire and also get people to think and follow through with action. More From Medium. Learn more.
Be logical with your advice and structure it in a way that makes sense. Tim Denning Follow. Your personal experiences are more valuable than you think.
It's not what you think.
Final Thought. Every great speech or piece of advice comes bundled with a story.
Written by Tim Denning Follow. Call To Action If you want to increase your productivity and learn some valuable life hacks, then subscribe to my private mailing list. Our problems are not as unique as we think — they are in our own head.
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Write on Medium. Here, expert and undiscovered voices alike dive into the heart of any topic and bring new ideas to the surface. Corey McComb in Mind Cafe. Chunk the person advice into what happened, and more importantly, what your audience can learn.
The sole purpose of giving advice is to help someone. Respecting your audiences time is how you get them to listen to your advice. Tony Fahkry. All of us have experiences worth sharing.