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Louise Langheier on Two Ways to Give Better Career Advice
In Chapter 7 of 21 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, social entrepreneur Louise Langheier answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You For Help?" Langheier shares two ways she has learned to give better advice. The first is honing in on the specific question the person seeking advice is really trying to answer. The second is appreciating the learning experience that comes with being asked to give advice.

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  • Conrad Doucette on Giving Better Advice When Asked for Help

    In Chapter 17 of 17 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, musician and digital strategist Conrad Doucette answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You For Help?" Doucette puts himself in the shoes of the person asking for advice. In his younger years he would have dispensed advice based on his point of view rather than the perspective of the person asking for advice. Conrad Doucette is a Brooklyn musician and the drummer for the band Takka Takka.

  • Most Advisers Aren't Afraid of "Robo" Advice

    Online investment services aren't just for young clients and low-balance accounts; "robo" advice can help any wealth advisory firm grow, says Bernie Clark, the head of Schwab Adviser Services. "Robo" advice is complementary and an opportunity, Mr. Clark says.

  • Mark Graham on Essential Advice Every Intern Needs to Know

    In Chapter 14 of 15 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, media executive Mark Graham answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You For Help?" Graham shares what he does to counsel interns on how to build career skills in an internship and get a full-time job working in media and entertainment. He shares the importance of making connections and keeping in touch with your professional network. Additionally, he shares the importance of saying yes and taking initiative.

  • The Best Money Advice from Your Mom

    What was the best money advice you ever got from Mom?

  • StubHub President On Best & Worst Career Advice He's Ever Received

    Chris Tsakalakis, president of StubHub, joins Ricky to share the best and worst career advice he ever received.

  • Nina Godiwalla on Smarter Ways to Give Advice When Asked for Help

    In Chapter 16 of 18 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, author and entrepreneur Nina Godiwalla answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You for Help?" Godiwalla shares how she is getting better about handling advice requests. She learns she can be more effective making introductions by playing a translator role to facilitate connections. This complements sitting down for an advice conversation and getting a longer view perspective of questions being asked.

  • Jaffe's Advice to Graduates Entering the Real World

    What advice would you impart on this year’s college graduating class? MarketWatch’s Chuck Jaffe has a daughter making the leap from the campus to the real world, and his latest column is both a graduation speech and a blueprint for adulthood.

  • Birchbox Founders On Best & Worst Business Advice They've Ever Received

    The founders of Birchbox join HuffPost Live to reveal the most sound piece of business advice (and the worst piece) they ever received.

  • Richard Moross on How to Give Better Advice When Asked for Help

    In Chapter 13 of 14 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, Moo.com CEO Richard Moross answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You For Help?" As a member of Young Presidents Organization, or YPO, Moross learns advice giving is less about answering and opining and more about providing support and even granting permission for the requesting party to make a more well-informed decision. Richard Moross is founder and CEO of award-winning online print business Moo.com.

  • Slava Rubin on How to Have a Better Career Advice Conversation

    In Chapter 8 of 15 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You For Help?" Rubin shares how as he has gotten older, he is less prescriptive in giving advice and more investigative. By helping those he coaches and mentors work through key issues and questions, Rubin creates ownership and accountability they can then use to follow through. Slava Rubin is CEO and co-founder of Indiegogo.

  • Simon Sinek on How to Give Better Advice When Asked for Help

    In Chapter 11 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, author and public speaker Simon Sinek answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You for Help?" Sinek shares how experience has taught him to shift his approach from giving advice based on what questions he hears to instead asking more questions to get at what is not being asked. This allows Sinek to get at the root of the question being asked and be more helpful.

  • Tips from the Pros: Money Advice for Teenagers

    Financial Planner Allan Katz talks about the importance of getting teens into one particular financial habit.

  • James McCormick on How to Give Better Advice When Asked for Help

    In Chapter 20 of 21 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, legal search and consulting firm executive James McCormick answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You For Help?" McCormick gives better advice by listening more and talking less. When giving career advice, he asks questions to learn specific details of an individual's circumstance so he can be more helpful. James McCormick is a Partner at Empire Search Partners in New York City.

  • The Postmaster General Shares Career Advice

    Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe on the best career advice he’s received, and lessons learned as a postal clerk.

  • Matt Curtis on How to Have a Better Career Advice Conversation

    In Chapter 10 of 18 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, HomeAway government relations director Matt Curtis answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You For Help?" Matt learns early not to give unsolicited advice. When approached for career advice, he tries to get to the root question or issue being asked and answer it in a straightforward manner. He asks for feedback constantly and learns to manage his time by scheduling phone calls instead of in-person meetings.

  • Tax Hacks 2014: Last-Minute Tax Advice

    If you haven't finished your taxes yet, you're running out of time. So how about some last-minute tax tips?

  • Circa CEO On Wading Through Bad Advice And His Biggest Mistake

    Matt Galligan, co-founder and CEO of Circa, a recently launched news app, joins HuffPost Live to discuss how to sift through bad advice and to reveal his biggest mistake.

  • Funded: 99% Invisible Advice

    Comedian, best selling author and technology expert Baratunde Thurston travels to California in this episode of FUNDED to visit Roman Mars, the creator of the popular radio show and podcast, 99% Invisible. In this clip, he asks Mars what advice he would give future, aspiring entrepreneurs.

  • Thankful for Good Financial Advice

    Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude. Investors share what they're most grateful for financially this year and the best money advice they've ever received.