Advice doesn’t have to be complicated to be effective. The simpler the advice, the more likely it will be applied in the real world, thus the more likely it will produce the desired result.

If you can’t summarize your theories in less than a few minutes, then either your kohai (student) won’t understand it, you don’t really understand it, you’re trying to sound too smart, or the material is so complex that it won’t work in real life situations.

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