Advice is a Pig in a Poke
Be careful with advice. Including mine. Advice is a “pig in a poke,” because you haven’t any idea what you’re getting. There’s something in there, but you haven’t any idea if it can help you until you try it out.
Trying it out is expensive. Advice is cheap.
For More of Anything, Give That Thing
This is a basic principle: if you want more of something, give it. If you want more money, give money. If you want time, set aside time to have time. This basic principle is covered in many posts in this blog. (Let me know if you have trouble finding them.)
If you want more advice, give advice. I tend not to give advice. In this blog, I witness to my own experience, which is what I want from you.
One of the Easiest Things to Give is Advice
One of the easiest things to give is advice. Remember that the next time you feel you “should” act on advice. (Remember it when you go to give advice, too. Give experience! Then you’ll have lots more experience!)
For more money, don’t do what anyone tells you.
Or don’t do it because someone told you to do it. Do it because you tried it out and it worked. Including and especially our advice.
Sometimes it is quite terrifying blogging here because I suspect you may follow my advice. I hope you won’t. I hope you’ll construct a wee lab for trying it out, try it out, and evaluate the results.
Other people’s advice is worth nothing without your validation of it.
Validation comes from your experience, digested.
Digesting it means reflecting on it, making meaning from it.
Making meaning from your experience, you could be a blogger yourself.
Heck, you could even give other people advice.
See what I mean?