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I'm not sure how this matches up with your previous article, http://www.humbledmba.com/dont-give-bullshit-advice , that made the point: "Don't tell an entrepreneur whether you think his idea will work. You don't know. You have absolutely no idea."

Either you give advice about what doesn't work, or you don't... you can't do both.

I'm not sure they conflict. The post you linked is about keeping an open mind and offering advice on specifics, instead of just shutting someone down because you think their idea isn't viable.

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