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.
The site has a lot of content but I’ve gone through and curated the bits that I felt were most useful and insightful. Hat tip to my friend Nick for the pointer.
I would have been a better leader if I had been less cocky in my early career, and more…
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