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What is the best advice you've ever received?

What is the best advice you ever heard from someone.

Topics: success
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    Oct 23 2011: Be, all that you can be.
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    Oct 23 2011: You can do anything you want. You can be anything you want. - My Mother

    [Silence] - My Father

    What you are looking for is within you. - A Teacher
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    Oct 23 2011: So much advice has been powerful for me, particularly in hindsight. However, the one that comes to mind now is one I heard all my life, but heeded in my thirties. Best advice ever, albeit practical.

    Live beneath your means.
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    Oct 22 2011: Get over yourself !!!!!
  • Oct 22 2011: The most important lesson parents can teach their children is how to work hard.
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    Oct 22 2011: Stop living life with a when/then mentality. When this happens or when I have this, then I'll be happy, have more time whatever. Live life today, not for some future thing that might or night not happen.
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    Oct 27 2011: "You Can Go Your Own Way" by Fleetwood Mac.
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    Oct 26 2011: You become what you think about most of the time.
  • Oct 26 2011: After going over Victoria Falls without any safety measures, and you were able,
    Would you swim up the falls just to repeat the action?
    If yes, then answer this question. Why be self-defeating?
    If No, answer this question why didn't you throw them a rope?
    Our lesson here is don't wish, worry, regret, or blame because the process is always the same and the outcome is always the same. We need to see ourselves and others and stop the cycle with education and directional action.
  • Oct 24 2011: Hands down: "Get that paperclip away from the electrical socket!" - My Mother when I was young
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    Oct 23 2011: If it seems to good to be true it probably is not true is the best advice I ever received.
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    Oct 23 2011: We only posses one power and that is the power to appreciate.
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    Oct 23 2011: Best advice I've received which can be applied in business and in life - Keep it simple.