What You Didn’t Learn in School

“The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young”—Henry Ford

Key Takeaways

  • Your diploma isn’t the end of your education; it’s your admission ticket to the world.
  • Lifelong learning is about keeping your eye on the ball.
  • The world is changing very fast. Even five years out of school, you may find yourself behind the curve in your industry if you don’t keep your skills and knowledge current.

Real Life Doesn’t Have a “That Was Easy!” Button

But the Four Ds and the Eisenhower Matrix can help

Key Takeaways

  • Making life simpler will reduce your stress and increase your confidence and effectiveness.
  • So many of life’s decisions can be addressed via four simple actions: Doing, delaying, delegating or destroying.
  • Don’t mistake urgency for importance—or vice versa.