Overvaluing and Undervaluing Advice

Interesting research presented in Harvard Business Review on advice. I both ask for and give advice regularly so I found this interesting.

  • People tend to overvalue advice when the problem they’re addressing is hard.
  • People tend to undervalue it when the problem is easy.
  • People to overvalue advice that they pay for.

This is not altogether surprising, but important to keep in mind.

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