As we get older we get wiser.
Well..at least that’s the idea, isn’t it?
Here’s a great list I found on Twitter.
I wish I was smart enough to have come up with this great list I found on Twitter from Vala Afshar
As I got older I realised these 33 things:
- Lost money can be found; lost time is lost forever
- Learning to learn, and changing yourself is a superpower
- You are not your job.
- Networking is about giving
- The best teacher is your last mistake
- Good manners as important as good education
- Do not take your health for granted
- Be a better friend and value relationships
- If you are waiting for a title to lead, you are not ready to lead
- A sponsor is more important than a mentor
- A good story is soulful with a sprinkling of data
- Stop worrying about what others think of you
- If you want an easier life, work on harder problems
- Best teachers are lifelong students
- Imposter syndrome is real
- Fight against a sense of entitlement
- Half the battle is showing up
- Love and cherish your parents by giving them your time
- Success is not accidental
- The best views are there for those who love the climb
- Lucky people work harder
- Takers may end up with more, but givers sleep better at night
- Memorising is not learning
- It is okay to look back, just don’t stare
- Knowing is not acting
- Straight roads do not make great drivers
- Good listeners hear the unsaid
- Be the person that you want to follow
- Do not limit your contribution to a job description
- Take care of your parents – the best gift that you can give yourself
- Customer service is not a department
- In the long run, the optimists do more
- Never ruin an apology with excuses
Source: a series of tweets by Vala Afshar
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