Don’t let anyone else define who you are.
Be brave and trust your intuition.
Listen attentively before speaking; listen with the intent to understand.
Ensure you have the facts before taking action.
Accept change; it is the one constant that will always exist.
Doors will close unexpectedly, but even more doors will open.
Control what you can, and don’t obsess over what you can’t.
Know the risks in being dependent on others to achieve your objectives.
Perfectionism can be a curse; learn when good is enough.
Follow your passion.
Always embrace the spirit of discovery and innovation.
Find your advocates; they will support you and bring you with them.
Make it a priority to mentor and become an advocate for others.
Beware of the detractors in your career.
A leader’s actions and words need to be completely aligned.
Emulate the leaders you most admire and respect.
If your leader doesn’t support your development, assess your options.
Get it in writing or assume it won’t happen.
Invest in yourself; you are accountable for your development.
Being candid is important, especially when giving constructive feedback.
If you don’t like the direction you’re headed, choose a new path.
Never stop learning.
Success may come with hard work, but don’t discount luck and timing.
Strive to maintain a work-life balance.
Your career is a journey; laugh, have fun, and be true to yourself.
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