03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

"Do Not Spoil What You Have By Desiring What You Have Not..."


"Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for."


* I'm a longtime fan of Ben Casnocha's blog, but I just discovered his Business Rules of Thumb Wiki. This is a wonderful compilation of rules -- what I call, in my own terminology "true rules" and "Secrets of Adulthood." It's a fantastic, thoughtful list.

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