“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.”
#20 actually reminds me of my previous (not-nonprofit) company. Now, I work *with* nonprofits, not *for* a nonprofit, but most of these still apply!
This is excellent advice. I can't say that I 100% agree with all of them, but they are all good points to consider (and I do agree with most). Relev
"Talent is overrated...Unrefined raw materials (no matter how valuable) are simply wasted potential. There’s no prize for talent, just results."
Read and remember!
Also-- there is no such thing as taking something for 'granite' (unless you're talking about your stone countertop), you're trying to say 'taking it for granted'. And 'should have' is never 'should of'; that does not make sense in any way.
Being in business for yourself often means feeling like more is going out than coming in, but this is a great point.
Virtually Perfect Projects “The 1 guideline to success is you must be in business for yourself. When you work for someone else, you sell your time at wholesale to your employer, who then re-sells it at retail to the customer.” - J. Paul Getty
Makes total sense. Not sure why I never thought of it that way before.
Literary lesson, courtesy of Disney movies.
I love it. Which words do you say?!
#64 is a hoagie
#98 is by accident
#105 is soda
#122 is not dialect, it's stupidity
Let's flesh out which points really resonate with you, then circle back to discuss.
I can only claim to have done about half of these, but I know that the others are equally as true (and funny).
A 1917 letter to Winston Churchill included the phrase O.M.G.? The whole foundation of my belief in written language has been shaken.
With a love of children and a passion for reading and writing, Kelly decided to share her experiences with others through the pages of the Crib Notes book and site.
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