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05/04/19 Weekend Grif.Net – Rules of Life for Graduates

05/04/19 Weekend Grif.Net – Rules of Life for Graduates

[While Bill =
Gates and others have quoted this, it is original with Charles =
Sykes.]

RULE 1
Life is not fair; get used to it.

RULE =
2
The world won’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect =
you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about =
yourself.

RULE 3
You will NOT make 40 thousand dollars a year =
right out of high school OR college. You won’t be a vice-president with =
a car phone, until you earn both.

RULE 4
If you think your =
teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn’t have =
tenure.

RULE 5
Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. =
Your grandparents had a different word for burger flipping; they called =
it opportunity.

RULE 6
If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ =
fault, so don’t whine about your mistakes, learn from them.

RULE =
7
Before you were born, your parents weren’t as boring as they are =
now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and =
listening to you talk about how cool you are. So before you save the =
rain forest from the parasites of your parents’ generation, try =
"delousing" the closet in your own room.

RULE 8
Your =
school may have done away with winners and losers, but life has not. In =
some schools they have abolished failing grades; they’ll give you as =
many times as you want to get the right answer. This doesn’t bear the =
slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in real life.

RULE 9
Life is =
not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off and very few =
employers are interested in helping you ‘find yourself’. Do =
that on your own time.

RULE 10
Television is NOT real life. In =
real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to =
jobs.

BONUSE RULE
Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up =
working for one.

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"