- ***** Be useful.
- ***** If a function cannot be understood within 5 minutes, it is wrong.
- ***** Write down everything you think.
- ***** Age is not an excuse for not having done anything.
- ***** Own up to the things you say. If you would only say it anonymously, think twice.
- ***** Your goal is to be the best at what you do. However, you are not the best at what you do.
- ***** Ask anything you want.
- ***** Be proactive. (Thank you to my first manager Andrew Van Wormer for teaching me this.)
- ***** Take advice seriously, even if you don't follow it.
General Personal Thingies
Random things I have noticed about myself. Does not necessarily apply to others.
- ***** Eat in the morning/afternoon sparingly but as needed. Otherwise I will be lethargic for the rest of the day.
- ***** I am most productive at 12AM - 2AM. Past 3AM, no meaningful work gets done.
- Art is a luxury.
- If perfection becomes a necessary condition for satisfaction, you will be very unhappy.