"Study hard as if it is your job, because in the end it is. Respect authority (or at least the position). Around your elders keep you mouth shut and your ears open, you may just learn something. Get out and do things. Get a job (part time of course)…"
I tell my kids that you do not have to be best friends with everyone but you should be nice to everyone and friendly with everyone you meet. There will be some real @ holes out there but you don't have to be mean to them. It is not…"
"I won't mention how I was as I would not have anyone here follow what I did, though I did have a bit of fun nonetheless.
Just know (unless you have a trust fund) these are the last remaining years of your being a dependent.
"1. Decide early on what kind of a person you want to be. You probably already know a lot of the traits you admire in other---emulate the good things you see in guys to whom you look up.
2. Pay people what you owe them---not because they…"
"I am a saxophone player, and also repair saxes and other instruments...under $70......no way, at least not something that he will actually be able to play. You might find something in that price range, but finding one at that price that actually…"
"I don't know about you, but getting tired of trying is like getting tired of life, and life is a very precious thing to me. Getting tired of trying is like giving up hope, its like giving up entirely. Learn from your mistakes, use them to…"
"Cold remedies don't work at treating the cold, they just mask it, and some of them don't do that very well either. Look up the research on their effectiveness and you'll be hard pressed to find any actual hard data. A prof I had in…"
"I've always worn one, and doubt that will change. At this point it is simply a part of me, and along with my wallet and wedding band, and I am more likely to leave without my phone than my watch.
It is interesting to learn that this is…"
"Hi again Cory. Thanks for the update. June will be here before you know it. I bet the 3 year old is excited about having a brother.
I am probably one of the older posters on here (51). I'm from London, England. My 2 kids are now grown up adults…"
"As already mentioned. Legal and taxes are among the first step. Get a legal body with limited liabillity. I think a LLC is the standard for that in the US. Make a contract with your partner.
Next important thing is marketing..."
"Exactly. And unless you're angling for a specific technical job, a lot of government agencies (federal ones at least) have found hiring folks with a chunk of "been there, done that" bring a lot more to the table than a…"