Dr Schomer: The art of giving and receiving advice

Dr Helgo Schomer explores the psychology behind giving and receiving advice. According to Dr Schomer, research shows that good advice is true and concrete – being proven through history and life experiences.

He says the receiver doesn't always have to take the advice if they don't want it but be polite in declining.

We all know getting advice doesn’t mean we going to do something about it

Dr Helgo Schomer, resident psychologist

Listen to the full conversation on The Redi Thlabi Show:

Dr Schomer says that the person delivering advice should be persuasive and credible, they should give options and don't dictate.

He further said that advice should be evidence based not just hearsay.

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