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Opinions Are Like...Well, You Know: How to Find Solid Business Advice

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Business, Coaching

"Opinions are like assholes, everybody’s got one." This is a phrase I have often heard coined and one that compelled me to write this piece. I am talking about taking advice or asking for it in any area of life. We are going to use a few examples to illustrate the point here, but they all work off the same premise.

 

Here are two possible goals, for argument’s sake:

 

  1. I want to build a business with a professional salary, good accounting metrics that any professional numbers guy (accountant) can testify to being great, and a decent quality of life. Meaning, I’m not working seventy hours per week and never getting any downtime.
  2. I want to split jerk 137.5kg/302.5lbs at a bodyweight of 90kg/200lbs with excellent form and deomonstrate movement technique that stands up to video critique by respected coaches.

 

 

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