Don’t you love people who haven’t accomplished one-tenth of what you have but who feel they are in a position to critique and coach you? It’s often an uncle or a cousin who wants to overcome a vast inferiority complex. But it’s also often some stranger who feels that social media is there for his or her glorification.
A guy actually has offered Marshall Goldsmith and me (between us, 100 books, 100 countries, 500 clients, 25 translation languages, 30 awards, tens of millions in business) advice on how we can better present ourselves. Now, the two of us will readily admit that improvement is what we both seek, but not from someone who hasn’t done much.