Sunday, February 11, 2018

“Those adults who had waited longest during the Marshmallow Test in preschool had a lower BMi, a better sense of self-worth, pursued their goals more effectively and coped better with stress and frustration.” - Anonymous

From “The Human Condition: A User’s Manual,” by Arnold Kunst
11 February
One of the inestimable benefits of an education –everything from a GED to a PH.D. - Is developing the capacity to handle what’s called delayed gratification – the ability to go beyond the boring and the tedious for as long as it takes to the fulfillment. Employers may not be interested that you got an A in molecular biology, or that you know how to divide fractions, but they’ll pay top dollar for that delayed gratification thing.

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