Life presents a whole lot of challenges in our lives — albeit whatever your challenges are. So have you figured out how to deal with ‘em yet? The goal of life is like reaching the destination of an unanticipated journey. You never planned for it, you knew naught. But here you are, amid the hus ‘n bus trying to make ends meet. If you haven’t figured out life yet, let’s introduce you to Peter’s Law — the creed to the persistent and passionate mind.
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One, Two: Buckle Your Thoughts
#1. If anything can go wrong, fix it! … to hell with Murphy.
#2. When given a choice… take both.
#3. Multiple projects lead to multiple successes.
#4. Start at the top then work your way up.
#5. Do it by the book … but be the author.
#6. When forced to compromise, ask for more.
Three, Four: Shut Your Mouth
#7. If you can’t win, change the rules.
#8. If you can’t change the rules, then ignore them.
#9. Perfection is not optional.
#10. When faced without a challenge, make one.
#11. “No” simple means begin again at one level higher.
#12. Don’t walk when you can run.
Five, Six: Lay The Facts
#13. When in doubt: THINK!
#14. Patience is a virtue, but persistence to the point of success is a blessing.
#15. The squeaky wheel gets replaced.
#16. The faster you move, the slower time passes, the longer you live.
#17. The best way to predict the future is to create it yourself!
#18. The ratio of something to nothing is infinite.
Seven, Eight: Pick Up Lines
#19. You get what you incentivize.
#20. If you think it is impossible, then it is… for you.
#21. An expert is someone who can tell you exactly how it can’t be done.
#22. The day before something is a breakthrough, it’s a crazy idea.
#23. If it were easy it would have been done already.
Nine, Ten: Tell A Big Fat Lie!
#24. Without a target, you’ll miss it every time.
#26. If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.
#27. The world’s most precious resource is the persistent and passionate human mind.
#28. Bureaucracy is an obstacle to be conquered with persistence, confidence, and a bulldozer if necessary.
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Written by: Nana Kwadwo, Wed, May 11, 2022.