10 Life Lessons You Can Learn From The Smartest Older People
Eric Barker stashed this in Diabolical Plans For World Domination
I’ve posted before about research into the most important life lessons we can learn from older people, taken from Karl Pillemer‘s excellent book, 30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans.
Here’s another take on the same subject:
Before the 50th reunion of Harvard Business School’s class of 1963 they asked them what lessons they would pass on to younger people.
This isn’t firm scientific research — but we ignore it at our peril. We can learn much about life from those who have seen it to the end.
Success is capitalizing on economic opportunities yet treating others with over-reaching kindness. ~Henry A. Gilbert
When I think back over my career, I am struck that my fondest memories are of people rather than experiences, places, or accomplishments. ~J. Lawrence Wilson
Never forget where you came from, and always remember what you are here for. Be true to your values and faith. We are here for a purpose. Enjoy the ride. ~John A. Moeller
Here are more life lessons from the wise.