Things I've Learned
The only difference between a lesson and a mistake is the ability to learn from it.
- All you have is your name and your word.
- Time is the most precious commodity.
- The purpose of the journey is the journey itself.
- What goes around, comes around.
- The greatest wisdom is bred as a function of pain.
- Bad times define good friends just as bad seasons define good fans.
- Be good to others and better to yourself.
- Work to live. Don’t live to work.
- Time is the arbiter of all fate.
- Free will is God’s greatest gift.
- Opportunities are made up easier than losses.
- The only difference between intervention and manipulation is communication.
- One hand washes the other.
- Where you stand is a function of where you sit.
- The only difference between genius and madness is acceptance.
- Negative energy is wasted energy.
- Reaction to news is more important than the news itself.
- Take the high road. It’s less crowded and boasts a much better view.
- To appreciate where we are, you must understand how we got here.
- The opposite of love isn’t hate, it’s apathy.
- Stay out of debt.
- The friction between opinions is where true education resides.
- A dream is only as powerful as those who believe in it.
- Money comes and goes.
- The best way to build a growth company is by surrounding yourself with people who can themselves grow.
- Tenacity and resolve are the hallmarks of success.
- The ability to view obstacles as opportunities is a powerful perspective.
- The only difference between a lesson and a mistake is the ability to learn from it.
- Think positive!
Todd Harrison is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Minyanville. Prior to his current role, Mr. Harrison was President and head trader at a $400 million dollar New York-based hedge fund. Todd welcomes your comments and/or feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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