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110. WHEN PENNY IS WISE AND POUND IS FOOLISH - Jack’s Life Lessons For Teenagers - For A Better Tomorrow - Jack Lookman - Rita Nnamani

  110. WHEN PENNY IS WISE AND POUND IS FOOLISH Although it can be difficult, learning how to manage money as a teenager is an essential skill. The proverb “penny-wise and pound-foolish” refers to a typical mistake when people prioritize saving tiny sums of money over larger, more important expenses, that could have a greater influence on their financial situation. You can avoid future costly mistakes and make wiser financial decisions by being aware of this topic. Let us first examine the significance of having a broad perspective. Small savings, like clipping coupons, looking for sales, or forgoing a daily cup of coffee, can quickly add up. Even while these behaviors may accumulate over time, it is crucial to avoid letting them divert your attention from more significant financial decisions.  Next, think about the benefits of making quality investments. Choosing the least expensive choice might occasionally result in longer-term expenses that are higher. Purchasing inexpensive sh

109. CONSIDERATIONS FOR YOUR CAREER CHOICE - Jack’s Life Lessons For Teenagers - For A Better Tomorrow - Jack Lookman - Rita Nnamani

  109. CONSIDERATIONS FOR YOUR CAREER CHOICE.  One of the most important decisions you will ever make in your life is selecting a career. The idea might be intimidating as well as exhilarating for an adolescent. A number of elements need to be taken into account in order to make an informed and satisfying decision, given the abundance of options and the impact of parents, educators, peers and society at large. Your career will determine your future; therefore, it is important to think carefully about your values, interests, and strengths. Think about your interests and passions first. Which pursuits or topics most interest you? A career that is in line with your hobbies might increase motivation and job happiness. A profession in Engineering or Technology can be a good fit for you if you enjoy solving problems. Finding what truly excites you can help you find a career you will enjoy. Next, evaluate your abilities and capabilities. Everybody has special skills and abilities that ca

108. WILL YOU BE LATE TO THAT MEETING? Jack’s Life Lessons For Teenagers - For A Better Tomorrow - Jack Lookman - Rita Nnamani - Ire kabiti

  108. WILL YOU BE LATE TO THAT MEETING? Being on time is an important ability that is sometimes undervalued, particularly when you are a teenager. It is simple to believe that arriving for a meeting, class, or function a few minutes late is not a huge concern. On the other hand, a persistent tardiness might have unfavorable effects on your career, relationships, and reputation. Early on, you may set yourself up for success in both your personal and professional lives by realizing the value of punctuality. Think about the first message you give, when you arrive late. You can give the impression to people that you don’t respect their time or the occasion itself, if you are late for a meeting or event. If you don’t mean to imply disrespect or irresponsibility, it could come off that way. Being on time demonstrates your consideration and dependability, two traits that are very highly valued in any relationship; whether with friends, family or future business partners. Secondly, punct

107. ARE YOU AN HONORABLE PERSON? Jack’s Life Lessons For Teenagers - For A Better Tomorrow - Jack Lookman - Rita Nnamani - Ire kabiti

  107. ARE YOU AN HONORABLE PERSON? As teenagers, we are in a constant state of identity development and value formation that will serve us well in the future. Integrity, honesty, respect, and a dedication to upholding morality even in the face of difficulty, are all components of honor. Making an effort to be honorable gains you respect from others and strengthens your character. First, think about how being honorable depends on integrity. Having integrity is acting and believing the same things, no matter what. It is about upholding your morals when no one else is around. People begin to trust you more when you are consistent and they know they can count on you to do what you say, and to act according to your beliefs. Another essential element is honesty. Honesty is the mark of honoring yourself and your actions, even when it is uncomfortable. In interactions with friends, family and teachers, honesty cultivates a sense of trust and respect. It also entails being truthful with o