Stick with people who give you bad advice

Stick with people who give you bad advice

Penelope Trunk:

If you’re getting advice from someone who has never steered you wrong, then you’re not asking this person enough questions. After a  while, someone who has given you a lot of advice will falter. Because no one is perfect, and no one can do as well at running your life as you can. So if you find someone who is giving good advice, push harder, until you get to their limit. Everyone gives bad advice sometimes, even me.

In some respects, bad advice might be better than good advice. Because what you really want is advice that makes you think in new ways about possibilities for yourself.

Good (?) advice.