24 things I learned by 24

Yesterday was my 24th birthday!

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Here are the 24 things I tweeted:

#24 I ain’t ever gunna grow up, I’m a grown ass kid. πŸ™‚

#23 There is not a need for a paper resume anymore. It’s called your LinkedIn profile.

#22 Success is not given, it’s earned.

#21 Swing for the fences.

#20 Everything is on the internet. If you don’t know, GOOGLE IT!

#19 The first kiss is always the sweetest.

#18 Time is the most valuable thing you can give somebody.

#17 It’s not a race, it’s a marathon.

#16 A man is defined by his actions when there is nobody watching.

#15 Blood is thicker than water.

#14 There is no wrong side of the bed.

#13 Challenges are put in front of us to push us to grow as individuals.

#12 The best experiences in life start with taking a chance.

#11 Respect your elders, but bow down to no one.

#10 Patience is a virtue.

#9 Kill them with kindness.

#8 It takes 10,000 hours to become an expert at anything.

#7 You don’t know until you ask.

#6 Life is like a box of chocolate, you never know what you’re going to get.

#5 You can’t catch a fish without your line in the water.

#4 The great ones play with pain. -S/O to Lonnie Noble (This applies to many situations, the best one however is working with a hangover.)

#3 It’s not about who you know or what you know, but what your willing to learn.

#2 Find joy in the little things.

#1 Never let them catch you with your pants down.

I was born on the same day as Isaac Hayes, Connie Chung, Al Roker. Other notable things that have happened on August 20th:

  • 1741 -Danish navigator, Vitus Jonas Bering, discovered Alaska.
  • 1866 -The National Labor Union in the US advocated an eight-hour workday.
  • 1866 –The Civil War is formally declared to be over by President Andrew Johnson.
  • 1945 -Tommy Brown became the youngest player to hit a home run in a major league ball game. He was 17 years old!
  • 1973 –The Rolling Stones released “Angie.”
  • 1977 -Voyager 2 was launched. The spacecraft was carrying a 12 inch copper phonograph record containing greetings in dozens of languages, samples of music and sounds of nature.
  • 1985 -The original Xerox 914 copier was presented to the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum of American History.
  • 1989 – I was born.

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