Something about turning 30 years wise makes you pause and reflect on where you’ve been, and where you are going.  While running a few miles today, I started a mental list of crucial skills I’ve mastered and some that I realize I will have to master quickly to be successful going forward. Have a look and let me know if you have any suggestions to add, and what are your top 3.
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1. Politely saying no, without hesitation or remorse

2. Learning people’s names quickly

3. Smiling and shaking hands with fake people

4. Fully controlling your emotional state, so other things and people don’t

5. Coherent public speaking

6. Shopping for one item, and one item only

7. Learning the difference between journalism, the stuff you read on the internet and the truth

8. Choosing when to be right and when to maintain peace

9. Choosing a bottle of wine for the table, even if you don’t drink

10. Saving at least 30% of your income

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