Everything I needed to know in life I learned in …

Everything I need to know in life I learned in a singles bar.

 

First impressions matter, whether you are choosing the title for a paper on quantum cosmology, or introducing yourself to someone with whom you wish to engage.

 

In interacting with others, confidence, genuine concern, a warm smile, and charm are effective in winning friends and influencing people.

Not every venture results in success: know when to exit, and do so gracefully. Avoid denial and wasting resources on lost causes, and keep in mind that what goes around comes around, ┬áso don’t burn any bridges (unless they are connected to a toxic waste dump!)