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‘Be Humble,’ and 5 Other Pieces of Terrible AdviceOpenView

There’s no shortage of terrific tips and inspirational advice out there for every situation imaginable.
But what about the bad stuff—specifically, bad career advice?
We’re talking about those nuggets of “wisdom” that sounded smart at the time but wound up being really dumb. It’s one of our favorite ice-breaker questions since the answer often reveals a lot about the person, with a bonus
what not to do. So we asked leaders in the OpenView network to tell us the worst advice they’ve ever gotten, and here’s what they said.