Your opinion counts

While we might all tire from telemarketers calling at dinner time to ask for dollars or our opinion, most of us welcome a call from a friend, family or colleague asking our opinion. I don’t reach out as often as I’d like but when I do I am struck by how easy and valuable it is. Getting a variety of perspectives before making a decision typically ensures a more holistic view of the options available. These decisions could be large financial ones like buying a house or establishing a will or it could be as simple as where to stay on vacation.

I see positives on both sides of “give me your opinion”. First when you ask someone for their opinion, you tell them you respect them and value their perspective. Think of a time when someone called you out of the blue and asked for your advice- didn’t you feel honored? Second, when you get different perspectives, you are more apt to have recognized a variety of options rather than jumping to a quick conclusion. I also find myself energized by those I connect with and that flows into my entire day not just impacting the topic at hand.

Do you have friends or colleagues that you reach out to on a regular basis? Have you offered any sage advice to others this week?

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2 Responses to Your opinion counts

  1. ycervantez says:

    OK I had n account n close it.. I tried talking to n adviser they said they would send me a packet. but never got my packet in the mail.. this was in Bedford tax now am in Abilene .. why is it when I go in banks the now nothing…. I go to controllers office the now nothing I call IRS nothing???? but yet I read all this ..

    • Melisa Schilling Melisa Schilling says:

      We apologize for the experience and would like to try to help. In order to assist, we need more information about the situation. For further assistance, send an email to socialcare@wellsfargo.com with your full name, phone number, address, and any details (no account numbers) that would assist with our research or you may call 1-800-869-3557 to speak with an associate directly. Thanks.

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