This article from Harvard Business Review lists advice you can ignore.
Some of the most common career tips don’t pan out in the real world. Here are four you should ignore — and what to do instead.
Don’t: Just be yourself.
Do: Be the best version of yourself.
Don’t: Let your achievements speak for themselves.
Do: Build a personal brand.
Don’t: Only focus on your strengths.
Do: Mitigate your weaknesses, too.
Don’t: Follow your passion.
Do: Explore areas outside your main interests.
Agree or disagree?
Key takeaway: I bet when you read it, you think it’s common sense.
Question: how are you actively behaving at work?