Straight and Curly Ep 55: Self-help – who should you listen to?

Jason Connell wrote a blog post entitled ‘Why I’ve lost faith in Tony Robbins (and most life coaches)’. The interesting thing about this is, Jason Connell is a life-coach-ish guy himself. Carly and I didn’t agree with everything Jason said in his article, but it did raise some interesting questions:

  • Who should you listen to when it comes to self-help?
  • What’s responsible behaviour when you’re writing/producing content in the self-help space? And what’s irresponsible?
  • How can readers discern between information that is genuinely useful, and information that has an agenda behind it.

In today’s episode we attempt to answer all of these questions and more.


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