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  1. Jacqueline4390 profile image87
    Jacqueline4390posted 19 months ago

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    When surveying your many accomplishments in life—is there one thing that you wish you had tried even though there was only a 30% probability that you would have succeeded doing it?

    1. SouradipSinha profile image85
      SouradipSinhaposted 19 months ago in reply to this

      Studied harder big_smile

      1. Jacqueline4390 profile image87
        Jacqueline4390posted 19 months ago in reply to this

        I hear you!

    2. tsmog profile image85
      tsmogposted 19 months ago in reply to this

      Are wishes retroactive? With what I know today and what I know of myself I wish I had ventured toward a career that suited my natural talents. I would say that is in that 30% probability without a formal education of least a masters degree if not a PhD. That is where the 30% comes in to play realizing how to afford it. The field of work I was in required too many hours to be successful at just surviving much less afford time and cost of education.

    3. Austinstar profile image79
      Austinstarposted 19 months ago in reply to this

      become a horse trainer or learned some type of trade that would have let me work with horses. They are such magnificent creatures!

    4. tsmog profile image85
      tsmogposted 18 months ago in reply to this

      Taking a moment to read the contributions and pondering I think I will add with going into business for myself. It is said 8/10 business fail, so closer to a 20% probability to succeed. I really wonder if I pursued that especially with the right mentors and investors how much life would have been different. Even if I failed, how much valuable experience at the personal level would I have gained.

  2. ChristinS profile image90
    ChristinSposted 19 months ago

    I wish I had followed my own truth much sooner - and listened to my own heart over what people told me was "more practical" or what I "should do" or all the things I couldn't do.

  3. quicksand profile image84
    quicksandposted 19 months ago

    Reading a question like this and not having an answer makes me feel totally inadequate! Jeeeeez! There's not even a 29% chance of me typing out an answer ... and worst of all momma told me never to tell a lie!
    Have a happy day! smile smile smile

    1. Jacqueline4390 profile image87
      Jacqueline4390posted 19 months ago in reply to this

      I guess that must mean that you have been successful the majority of your life!

      1. quicksand profile image84
        quicksandposted 18 months ago in reply to this

        Well, it's just that had I gone back to the past and changed something, I would not be what I am now. The worst part of what I would have been if I had changed the past is, I would not know what I would have been right now in order to compare and figure out whether it would have been better or worse!
          smile ----- wide grin ----- smile

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    lizapinposted 19 months ago

    be positive always think hundred times before doing it.

  5. Picatree profile image75
    Picatreeposted 19 months ago

    Being shying is no excuse fro accomplishing your dreams.

  6. Kimberleyclarke profile image84
    Kimberleyclarkeposted 19 months ago

    I wish I hadn't spent so much time hating myself because I thought I was 'fat'. I wasn't. And, perversely, as I get older (and wider!), I care less about it!

    1. Jacqueline4390 profile image87
      Jacqueline4390posted 19 months ago in reply to this

      Fantastic! You really are someone special!

  7. Gwyn Buchanan profile image78
    Gwyn Buchananposted 19 months ago

    I wish I has unapologetically been myself, not the person in was expected to be. Working on changing that but old habits die hard!

 
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