1. You don't have to change that you're a quiet person. If that's a part of you, derive confidence from it; own it.
    said to me by an attending physician during my residency training (age 27), after years of me hearing my quietness was a flaw. changed my self-view.
  2. Plan of attack, Frances--always have a plan of attack.
    said to me in college upon starting an already overflowing root beer float...but i've extended the applicability to almost everything in life.
  3. Adapt, Adjust, and Move On
    Per one of my oncology attendings when I was training as a fellow. On dealing with unexpected events or change.