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What's A Life Lesson You Wish You'd Learned Sooner?

Reflect on a lesson from your life experiences that you believe would have been valuable to learn earlier.

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Mike Stemle

Not everybody is as bad as the people in your life whoโ€™ve caused you harm.

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Trill Astro Buzz
  • I learned that not everyone will see your vision, some will even think youโ€™re weird for having it. ๐Ÿง™๐Ÿพโ€โ™‚๏ธ

  • The apology will never be louder than the accusation from doubters, the โ€œI told you soโ€ wonโ€™t bring you the joy that you think it will ๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿพโ€โ™‚๏ธ

  • In a related note, that person in the mirror is your biggest hater, prove it wrong often. Celebrate small wins by dancing in the mirror, I heard the mirror people hate that. ๐Ÿ˜Ž

  • Donโ€™t shrink yourself to be digestible to everyone, if they canโ€™t stand your growth, let them choke. โœŒ๐Ÿพ

  • Donโ€™t put the product before the brand, products are temporary, brands last generations. Brands never lose your number, products will leave your text messages on read. ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿพโ€โ™‚๏ธ

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Grace Icay

Grief never really goes away, you just learn to deal with it better. And you don't have to beat yourself up for being sad when everyone else has moved on.

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Mahesa Muhammad Elba

I wish I knew earlier about the purpose of life..

"I did not create jinn and humans except to worship Me (Allah)" Al Qur'an surah Az-Zariyat:56

"O you who have believed, fear Allah as He should be feared and do not die except as Muslims [in submission to Him]." Al Qur'an surah Al-Imran:102

"It is truly I. I am Allah! There is no god worthy of worship except Me. So worship Me หนaloneหบ, and establish prayer for My remembrance." Al Qur'an surah At-Thaha:14

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Vishal Shinde • Edited

I realised this fact late that DSA and Leetcode Problem Solving are crucial. If only someone would have drilled into this in my 2nd year, I would have been at a much better place now.
College Professors didn't put any emphasis either. I spent 4 semesters online in COVID lockdown. I lost a lot during that time.
Currently in my Final year, I am trying to solve problems when Placements have begun and I feel left behind.

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Khloe Brown

Work through your fears and push on.

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Purnima Shrestha

It's not your job to think what others think.

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Ryan Brown

If possible, get a 2nd revenue stream... so as to not be locked into one for fear of not being able to pivot fast enough to avoid ruin.

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Not all the signals are real.

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what does that mean?

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Jake Lundberg

That you don't need to know it all up front. It's okay to learn things as you need them.