How Do I Know I’m Right | The No BS Coaching Advice Podcast

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Are you confusing opinions with facts. Are you outsourcing your thinking to someone else? How do you know you’re right?

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Hi, this is Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter and this is "The No BS Coaching Advice Podcast." I try to spend time regularly talking with you about some element of life, the universe and everything. And it's on an intermittent schedule but I think what I provide you with is helpful.
Today's show is called, "How Do I Know I'm Right?" Here, in modern times, frankly, as long as you have an opinion, most people think that they're right. But they never really test their opinion. What folks generally do is they're riled up emotionally. Let's look at Facebook. They get riled up emotionally. They start attacking other folks. They believe that they're right . . . and that's good enough.
What they have is a confirmation bias with a set of beliefs and principles and that makes them factually correct. In point of fact, that doesn't do anything of the sort. It doesn't mean that they aren't right. But, sometimes, they are wrong. Hit's really that simple. Sometimes, you folks are wrong.
I want to encourage you to stop and ask yourself the question, "What gives you the right to have this opinion?" No, I'm not talking about 'constitutional right.' I'm talking about factually right.
Are you taking someone else's opinion and outsourced your thinking to them? Or are you really someone who's take the time to evaluate assess things for yourself, do the research, test it and see if the data is correct.
Whether you are right or not, I just want to encourage you to take the time and slow down. If you hold an opinion, test it. Pain plus reflection equals progress. When you made a mistake, it's important to think about it and to really think about it, perhaps in conjunction with others, and out of that change will occur. Progress will happen. And you will be more ready and more able than ever before.
Take the time to reflect. It makes all the difference in the world.
So that's the show. I hope you found it helpful. And I'll be back tomorrow or soon, I should say with more. In the meantime, have a great day. Take care.


Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked in recruiting for what seems like one hundred years. He is the head coach for He is the host of “The No BS Coaching Advice Podcast,” and “No BS Job Search Advice.”

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