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12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by sophsia62: 4:18am On Sep 29, 2018
Regret is simply something you wish you knew earlier in life. Tallulah Bankhead said: “If I had my life to live over again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.”The main difference between successful people and others is that successful people get to know very early in life what others know later.

1.Greatest Hindrance To Success Is Not Failure, But Previous Success

Our previous success can hinder us from moving to the next level when we become so full of them. Don’t build your future on your previous successes; rather, let them give you more impetus to be more successful.

2.Education Without Discovery Of Your Gift Won’t Take You Far In Life

Your education is not your secret to wealth and fulfilment; the discovery of your gift is. The core purpose of the education should be discovering one’s gift as early as possible.


Any education that does not teach us to discover, nurture and develop our gifting and uniqueness is a waste. There is no man that is as poor and miserable as the one that carries all his gifts, talents and potentials to the grave. Real wealth is discovering your gifts and talents and making the world a better place through it.

3.Rejection Is Often Redirection

Sometimes, the greatest thing that will ever happen to some of us is rejection. The reason has been that most times, rejection is simply redirection. When people continually reject you, it is because God is redirecting you. One of the core secrets of great people is in their ability to handle and overcome rejection without harbouring any form of bitterness. Don’t ever give in to people’s rejection; rather, ask God to redirect you to your place of destiny fulfilment.

Alexander Graham Bell said: “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.God sometimes allow men to reject us so that we don’t settle for less than what he has for us, because those that settle for less don’t get the best out of life. Whether in relationships or career, we must have a healthy approach to rejection, which is to see it as redirection.

4.Your Words Matter

John C. Maxwell said: “A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach his/her potential.”It is not what you are going through that defines you, but what you say in what you are going through. If God cannot change your word, he cannot change your life. What you are going through is temporal, but what you say in what you are going through is permanent. Be wise with words. Be mindful of your words. No matter what any prophet says about you, you always have the final say.

5.Your Value Does Not Decrease Based On Someone’s Inability To See Your Worth

I have often said that when you learn how much you are worth, you will stop giving people discounts. Tim Fargo: “If you want to improve your self-worth, stop giving other people the calculator.” We must believe totally that we carry within us a special form of “currency” that cannot be devalued. In order to maintain a healthy self-image, there are three things that must be vehemently resisted in life: “Don’t ever look down on yourself,” “Don’t ever allow anyone to look down on you” and “Don’t ever look down on anyone.”Nobody, I repeat, nobody, can make you inferior without your own consent. An internal security will always produce an outward stability.

6.Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Already Taken

Myles Munroe said: “Most people don’t know who they are, so they die as someone else.” The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. Until you live a life that is truly yours, you have not lived.Many people live a larger part of their life wanting to be someone else. For all the time you work hard to being someone else, they are wasted years.

7.Stop Asking For Permission

If you live on people’s acceptance, you will die from their rejection. Madonna Ciccone said: “Poor is the man whose pleasures depend on the permission of another.”I have observed that the greatest hindrance to living a fulfilling life is being ‘stuck’ on other people’s opinion and permission. There are two things that we can perpetually live on: ‘Permission’ or ‘Conviction.’ Great people live on the latter, while the former is meant for lesser souls. Live on conviction and stop asking for permission. Make no apologies for following your heart; a man on a mission needs no permission.

8.Making Mistakes Is An Integral Part Of Success

Tony Robbins said: “No matter how many mistakes you make, you’re still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” In life, the fellow who never makes a mistake takes his order from the one who does. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. When we were in school, the smartest people were always those that didn’t make mistakes in class. I am sure you remember them; they always get the good grades and sometimes even 100 per cent. As time went on, you suddenly realised that the real smart people were actually those that made enough mistakes and learned from them. Mistakes are integral parts of the learning process. Any learning process that does not accommodate making mistakes will always short-circuit learners’ capacity for innovation. Abraham Lincoln said: “The man who is incapable of making mistakes is incapable of anything.”

9.The World Owes You Nothing

[/b]The worst form of mentality to carry around is ‘entitlement mentality.’ Next to it is ‘victim’s mentality.’ All you will ever get from life are the things you demand from it. No one will give you what you deserve; you are the only one that can create the life that you want. The worst thing that can happen to you as a young person is to refuse to grow up. You refuse to grow up when you believe that someone else must take responsibility for your life and life circumstances. John Wooden said: “You can make mistakes, but you aren’t a failure until you start blaming others for those mistakes.”

[b]10.Failure Is Feedback


The only thing worse than failure is our wrong approach to it. Our approach to failure will determine how long we stay in it. The acclaimed father of modern automobile, Henry Ford, forgot to put a reverse gear in his first car. It was a massive error for a car that was much awaited by many. When Ford was asked to say something about his global blunder, he ended up redefining the erroneous interpretation of failure. He said: “Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”Many people fail continuously simply because they do not learn from the previous failure. Nelson Mandela said: “I never lose; I either win or learn.”Don’t see failure as setback; see failure as feedback.


11.There Is Nothing That Is Ready-Made

There is nothing that is ready-made; all you need has been given, the challenge is just that they might not be in the form that you need it. The reason why there is scarcity in your life is not because you don’t have what you need; it is simply because what you need is in a form that you are too lazy to work upon. The liberating truth against scarcity is to believe that you already have what you need, but not necessarily in the form that you needed it. You need to work on what you have presently to get what you need out of life. Nobody gets the best out of life automatically; the best comes as we work on the good that we have presently.

Truth is, no relationship is perfect. We can, however, make our relationship more fulfilling and exciting. A good relationship requires effort, hardwork and dedication from both partners. The wife or husband that you want does not exist; you may need to work on the lady or man in your life presently to get what you want.

12.Value Family And Relationships More Than Money

Family is everything; you must never sacrifice family for business. Those that succeed at home will eventually employ those that struggle at home. Walt Disney said: “A man should never neglect his family for business.”I have come a long way in life to realise that the only resources that is inexhaustible in life is relationship. This doesn’t suggest that we shouldn’t make money, but rather, we must not prioritise it above relationship.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by dimexy247(m): 4:30am On Sep 29, 2018
This is the type of article I want on the front page today not news about the electioneering rape in Osun State.

God punish APC, God punish Buhari, God punish IGP and God punish everyone that would quote me wrongly.



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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by Nobody: 4:33am On Sep 29, 2018
A good reason to visit Nairaland once again. Thank you Sophia for this wonderful piece. Good job.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by JudasNaCarrot: 4:38am On Sep 29, 2018
Great.

Sadly no body told me when I was young that Buhari will inflict so much pain on Nigerians....at least I would have still voted for Jonathan.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by Anigreat: 4:41am On Sep 29, 2018
shocked







I always wish i knew idiotic buhari will be this lifeless.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by MANNABBQGRILLS: 4:43am On Sep 29, 2018
Family is everything; you must never sacrifice family for business. Those that succeed at home will eventually employ those that struggle at home. 

Family is TRULY everything.


We woke up with this beautiful lyrics this morning...
Lord I give you my life,
I give you my soul,
I live for you alone...........

sing till fade........
blahc007:

I asked for a song that will be in my heart, u just reminded me of dis... God bless u bro/sis
God bless you too my brother.
Have a blessed weekend ahead.
Stay blessed.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by MANNABBQGRILLS: 4:44am On Sep 29, 2018
Anigreat:
shocked

I always wish i knew idiotic buhari will be this lifeless.
JudasNaCarrot:
Great.

Sadly no body told me when I was young that Buhari will inflict so much pain on Nigerians....at least I would have still voted for Jonathan.
They will never have any meaningful thing to contribute or learn from from a good thread like this, that can change their lives for the better, but always so fast to bring their lifeless comment.
These are the people that have turned this great forum to a beer parlour gist center.
Too much pains.
Too much failures.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by MANNABBQGRILLS: 4:47am On Sep 29, 2018
MajorJeffery:
A good reason to visit Nairaland once again. Thank you Sophia for this wonderful piece. Good job.
You can say that again man.
What a great thread!

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by JudasNaCarrot: 4:50am On Sep 29, 2018
MANNABBQGRILLS:


They will never have any meaningful thing to contribute on a good thread like this, but always so fast to bring their lifeless comment.
These are the people that have turned this great forum to a beer parlour gist center.
Too much pains.
Too much failures.
Who's this suya boy sef?

Your stupidity stinks man.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by MANNABBQGRILLS: 4:50am On Sep 29, 2018
..............brb...........
We rather chose to ignore gutter language.
We are too suave for that!

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Myles Munroe said: “Most people don’t know who they are, so they die as someone else.” The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. Until you live a life that is truly yours, you have not lived

Another good point by the OP!
Beautifully written!

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by Nobody: 4:53am On Sep 29, 2018
How i wish i knew this early in life.
Very good topic.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by Anigreat: 4:57am On Sep 29, 2018
JudasNaCarrot:
Who's this suya boy sef?

Your stupidity stinks man.

shocked


Bro, don't stoop so low to answer a common bbq griller, show him that you're not a zombie like him, by ignoring him. shocked

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by MANNABBQGRILLS: 4:59am On Sep 29, 2018
You see the way this little boy that scored 120 in JAMB some months also is talking to his future lecturer's colleague (praying he passed his 3rd try in the exam)?!
That's is what they have turned Nairaland to!
Anigreat:

shocked
Bro, don't stoop so low to answer a common bbq griller, show him that you're not a zombie like him, by ignoring him. shocked

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by Anigreat: 5:16am On Sep 29, 2018
MANNABBQGRILLS:
You see the way this little boy that scored 120 in JAMB some months also is talking to his future lecturer's colleague (praying he passed his 3rd try in the exam)?!
That's is what they have turned Nairaland to!

shocked



Lol... Not everyone is a looser like you, instead of thinking of how to revive your dead bbq business be running from one thread to another on nairaland to drop useless and meaningless comments. Shame on you.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by MANNABBQGRILLS: 5:17am On Sep 29, 2018
Our previous success can hinder us from moving to the next level when we become so full of them. Don’t build your future on your previous successes; rather, let them give you more impetus to be more successful.

This is a very good point by the OP.
Very beautiful thread.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by JudasNaCarrot: 5:25am On Sep 29, 2018
Anigreat:


shocked


Bro, don't stoop so low to answer a common bbq griller, show him that you're not a zombie like him, by ignoring him. shocked
Good talk brother....thanks.
Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by otunde527: 5:25am On Sep 29, 2018
True

A lot I wish I knew when I was still smaller

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by Nobody: 5:26am On Sep 29, 2018
Some people have no contribution here.
Political thugs they are.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by Ekpekus(m): 5:26am On Sep 29, 2018
Well written...no better truth spoken than this..
Thanks Op
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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by MANNABBQGRILLS: 5:27am On Sep 29, 2018
Ekpekus:
Well written...no better truth spoken than this..
Thanks Op
Yes man.... Truer words have never been spoken.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by LordIsaac(m): 5:30am On Sep 29, 2018
Epic!
Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by israelmao(m): 5:37am On Sep 29, 2018
Rejection is what many people fear most therefore they avoid many things.Good write-up.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by lonelydora: 5:48am On Sep 29, 2018
Op, so you went to LinkedIn and copied some of Brigette's post?

Nice writeup though
Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by bola565: 5:53am On Sep 29, 2018
very good piece
Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by lonelydora: 5:54am On Sep 29, 2018
MANNABBQGRILLS:
Family is everything; you must never sacrifice family for business. Those that succeed at home will eventually employ those that struggle at home. 

Family is TRULY everything.


We woke up with this beautiful lyrics this morning...

Lord I give you my life,
I give you my soul,
I live for you alone...........

sing till fade........


So why blame Mr. P (Peter Okoye) who chose his family (Lola and kids) over business?

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by Nobody: 5:56am On Sep 29, 2018
Educative
Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by MANNABBQGRILLS: 5:59am On Sep 29, 2018
lonelydora:



So why blame Mr. P (Peter Okoye) who chose his family (Lola and kids) over business?
Who is that for?!
Where is that from?!
Who is blaming who for his family ?!
Where?
When?

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by royalguy123(m): 6:02am On Sep 29, 2018
nice write up, I so much love the last lines put your family first before business.
keep it up.

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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by LuciferKristi: 6:02am On Sep 29, 2018
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Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by lonelydora: 6:03am On Sep 29, 2018
MANNABBQGRILLS:

Who is that for?!
Where is that from?!
Who is blaming who for his family ?!
Where?
When?

You said family is everything nah
Re: 12 Things You Will Always Wish You Knew Early In Life by bdchange(m): 6:06am On Sep 29, 2018
Good write up. So many are destined to fail because they devote their time and energy in politics fighting one politician or the other instead of channeling that energy into something meaningful.

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