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The Only Life Advice You'll Ever Need

  • 12/11/2015 9:47:00 AM
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The Only Life Advice You'll Ever Need

Remi recently celebrated LinkedIn’s Bring In Your Parents Day for the first time and it was a huge success! Since Remi is such a niche business, equipment maintenance management programs aren’t exactly part of typical dinner table conversations, it can be difficult to describe exactly what employees do at work. Because one third of parents don’t understand what their children do at work all day, LinkedIn created Bring In Your Parents Day.

 

Remi opened the doors and employees were given the opportunity to show their parents how they spend their day. Employees were also able to introduce their parents to the boss and coworkers, have lunch together, and say thank you for the help, advice, and inspiration their parents have given over the years.

 

During a catered lunch from Libretto’s, employees were asked to write the best advice they’ve gotten from their parents and parents were asked to write down the best advice they’ve given to their children. The results were amazing!

 

Below are the best pieces of life advice you’ll ever need:

  • Treat others the way that you want to be treated. Erin Learn
  • Always do your best and you’ll never be disappointed. Erin’s Dad
  • You can be or do anything you want. McKensie Moody
  • Always be true to yourself. McKensie’s Mom
  • Give more than you receive. McKensie’s Dad
  • If you are early, you are on time; if you are on time, you are late; if you are late, don’t bother coming. Taylor Baker
  • Always be honest. You don’t have to worry about keeping your story straight when you tell the truth. Taylor’s Dad
  • Life’s not fair. Diane Pfiester
  • The keyword is when. Doing the right thing at the right time. Diane’s Mom
  • Bonus: If an alligator ever chases you, you run in a zigzag. Diane’s Mom
  • Never quit. Taylor Polk
  • Your word is your wand. Taylor’s Mom
  • Bonus: When it’s raining, drop your speed limit by 5mph. Taylor’s Mom
  • Believe in yourself. Aaron Zafiroff
  • Go away to college. Aaron’s Mom
  • A reputation takes a lifetime to build, but can be ruined in an instant. Guard yours carefully. Van Miller
  • Nothing good ever happens after midnight. Van’s Mom
  • Practice in your mind to be perfect in your life. Tori Keziah
  • Everyone is a person. Treat them with respect no matter their position in life. Tori’s Dad
  • Bonus: Who cares what anybody else thinks. Tori’s Dad
  • Put God first and go where the peace is. Tori’s Mom
  • Don’t always look for instant gratification. The quick fun and easy route may seem nice at the time, but life is about thinking and living for the long term. Nick Cannon
  • If you want somebody to buy from you, ask for the sale. Nick’s Dad
  • Be a man of integrity. Nick’s Mom
  • Be the best at your craft. Reggie Bell
  • Dream big. Reggie’s Dad
  • Bonus: Be a visionary. Reggie’s Dad
  • Always have options. Trina McConico
  • Be the best at everything you do. Trina’s Dad
  • No one is indispensable. Jack Jaimes
  • Always try your best. Jack’s Dad
  • You have to crawl before you can walk…and then sometimes you have to crawl after you walk. Drema Cunningham
  • Stay motivated, stay positive. Rome wasn’t built in a day. Just work hard and keep pounding. Drema’s Dad and Stepmom
  • Dating is as good as it gets. Wendy Lane
  • You only get one chance at a good first impression. Wendy’s Mom
  • Bonus: Choose your friends wisely. Wendy’s Mom

 

So there you have it – all of life’s best advice in one place. There’s a general theme…be yourself, be honest, work hard, and always live by the golden rule – treat others the way you’d like to be treated!

 

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? What’s the best advice you’ve ever given? Share it with us; we’d love to hear from you!

 

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