You should do this and this and this

Some people desperately want to be your mentor.

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Woes of wannabe mentors

Every job has that one person. The one who wants to be your mentor. This never goes well. There’s a reason they want to mentor you.

A van down by the river

There’s a reason why that SNL sketch makes everyone sneeze milk. It’s true. People who give advice all day don’t devote much attention to their own shit. Giving advice is easy. Anyone can do it.

How to spot bad advice

Bad advice can strike anywhere, anytime. One minute you’re telling a story, or making a joke. The next, someone’s telling you how to live. Or they’re explaining how “Actually, it’s not really like that.”

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