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Your mind is cluttered with contrary advice from friends.
But their family physician persuaded them it was a good idea for medical reasons, despite contrary advice from pediatric specialists.
In the case of salt, which continues to be a health risk when consumed in excess, Americans appear to have eased their self-restraint, despite contrary advice from government health organizations.
I have also met exact contemporaries whose parents dispensed the directly contrary advice that you should "always leave something for Captain Manners".
First and foremost, an open atmosphere where people can present contrary advice prevents overconfidence while allowing for the consideration of different perspectives and perceptions.
A Lincolnesque leader is confident enough to be humble -- to not feel the need to bluster or dominate, but to be sufficiently sure of one's own judgment and self-worth to really listen and not be threatened by contrary advice.
Best Advice: Stay true to your own beliefs on important issues, even in a sea of contrary advice - and always be driven by your passion and what you're good at (and never by money).
SIR - I note that Mr Peter Hain in his usual plausible manner of 'I know best, and any last word I make on any subject is the last word possible' - he always comes across to me in this way - has proposed altering the method of election to the National Assembly, despite the reported contrary advice of the Electoral Commission.
9 collision between a Navy submarine and a Japanese fisheries training ship testified Tuesday that the sub's crew appeared reluctant to offer contrary advice to its captain, but more from reverence than from fear.
Although his approach would not be right for some firms--and his beliefs could be anathema to a few--his success demonstrates the value of trusting one's own instincts despite contrary advice and changing fashions in business and practice management.