When to Ignore Helpful Advice

Has someone ever given you unsolicited business advice that hurt you rather than helped? For instance, comments like... "A recession is going to hit any day now. You may hate your job, but maybe you should consider staying for the security. After all, what if you don't make any money?" "Are you sure you're experienced enough to go after that client?" "Aren't you scared to do that? Maybe you should try something else, just to be safe." Entrepreneurs and freelancers hear comments like this all the time. I bring this up because I have a doozy [...]