THE TOP TEN THINGS I LEARNED IN HIGH SCHOOL

  1. 1.
    "Oldest friend" does not mean "best friend."
  2. 2.
    Never strive to be the smartest person in the room.
  3. 3.
    Always strive to be the hardest-working person in the room.
  4. 4.
    The Founders' hands were shaking when they signed the Declaration of Independence.
    Big ideas are terrifying, but working through that fear is necessary.
  5. 5.
    A great idea is worth very little when not executed.
  6. 6.
    Negativity is not productive.
  7. 7.
    Don't invest your worth in another person's opinion.
  8. 8.
    There are some problems that can only be solved by a long drive and a great playlist.
  9. 9.
    Empathy is the root of all meaningful relationships.
  10. 10.
    Finish the race.