Friday, March 20, 2015

Things I wish Someone Told Me When I Was 18

  1. Commit yourself to making lots of mistakes.
  2. Find hard work you love doing.
  3. Invest time, energy and money in yourself every day.
  4. Explore new ideas and opportunities often.
  5. When sharpening your career skills, focus more on less.
  6. People are not mind readers. Tell them what you're thinking.
  7. Make swift decisions and take immediate action.
  8. Accept and embrace change.
  9. Don't worry too much about what other people think about you.
  10. Always be honest with yourself and others.
  11. Talk to lots of people in college and early on in your career.
  12. Sit alone in silence for at least ten minutes every day.
  13. Ask lots of questions ?????
  14. Exploit the resources you do have access to.
  15. Live below your means.
  16. Be respectful of others and make them feel good.
  17. Excel at what you do.
  18. Be who you were born to be.

By Marc Chernoff, co-founder, marcandangel ... via @ AMEX Tumblr