1. If you've been invited to the table, you better have something to say.
    Said by my favorite professor on the first day of business school. He taught a class in the case study method and this was extremely helpful.
  2. You don't owe them anything.
    I have both abusive and wealthy parents. I am often conflicted by the realization that if they weren't paying for so much of my life (...including the therapy that helps me navigate all the trauma) that I'd have been able to distance myself from them a lot further by now.
  3. Quit Slackin & Make Shit Happen
    Sometimes Pinterest drops the real truth.
  4. Not every availability is an opportunity.