Matt Curtis on How to Have a Better Career Advice Conversation

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In Chapter 10 of 18 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, HomeAway government relations director Matt Curtis answers "How Have You Learned to Give Better Advice When People Ask You For Help?" Matt learns early not to give unsolicited advice. When approached for career advice, he tries to get to the root question or issue being asked and answer it in a straightforward manner. He asks for feedback constantly and learns to manage his time by scheduling phone calls instead of in-person meetings.