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Debunking Decision Myths (Harvard Business Review)
For bigger, high-stakes decisions, when we rely on our gut, we rely on bias and poor memory. Important decisions benefit from prying open the cognitive space to enable new information and insights.
Discuss how your employer would benefit from keeping you at a distance. If you’ve been more productive working from home because you can concentrate better, state that (and if you can quantify that with concrete statistics, even better).
How to Ignore Bad Career Advice (Forbes)
Never take advice from people who are not [attaining] the results you want to experience. Instead, seek guidance from those who have done what you want to do, and even then use it as a suggestion rather than a rule.