Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Some More Lessons of Life

  1. Most experts are theorizing. Few of them really know.
  2. The genius on one subject can be an idiot on another.
  3. If they promise big things later instead of paying you now, odds are you'll never see the big things later.
  4. Your power in negotiations is directly linked to your willingness to walk away from the bargaining table.
  5. Your greatest adversary in your quest for advancement is yourself.
  6. Some of the most vicious people you'll ever encounter make a great noise about their humane nature.
  7. The worst regimes in history never had a lack of job applicants.
  8. You should wonder both about what a job will do for you and what a job will do to you.
  9. Ethical flaws are not easily kept in an isolation chamber.
  10. If you're going to fail, fail quickly.

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