Adulting 101

#Wisdom4Life (Hardcover) – A Complete Guide on Life Planning, Responsibility and Goal Setting, Perfect Gift for High School & College Graduation (Teenagers, Friends, Family, Graduates)

by Josh Burnette , Pete Hardesty

Number of pages: 192

Publisher: Broadstreet Publishing Group, LLC

BBB Library: Booklets

ISBN: 978-1424556366

About the Authors

Josh Burnette : Josh is a certified speaker with SCORRE workshops and recently enjoyed


Pete Hardesty : Pete Hardesty is a dynamic speaker and national best-selling author. He


Editorial Review

Adulting (verb) : To do grown-up things and have responsibilities, such as finding full-time employment, paying rent, or owning a car. Basic life skills go mostly untaught in classrooms, so graduates are on their own to figure out how to live successfully in the world. Without any guidance, where do you start? Adulting 101 is a clever, practical, and timely guide to show how to: - Find a job and be wildly successful at work- Buy the items you need as an adult (apartment, car, insurance)- Set goals, prioritize, and get work done- Communicate professionally and effectively- And much, much more

Book Reviews

Adulting 101is a must-read book for anyone, whether you are just entering the “real world” or have been in it for decades. The timeless principles shared by Josh and Pete will have you referencing the book for years to come.- Andy Stanley, author, communicator, and founder of North Point Ministries

It seems that some of the practical things an aspiring adult needs to know, like how to create a personal budget, interview for a job, or even take out a loan to buy a car are left to the “learn as you go” educational model. Josh Burnette and Pete Hardesty are out to change that with this fantastic and insightful new book,Adulting 101. It is a great book and a useful resource for anyone trying to figure out some of the basics of being on their own.- Governor Mike Huckabee, best-selling author and political commentator

As a leader in the US Army for the past twenty years, I have dedicated my life to transforming teenagers into the future leaders of our country.Adulting 101contains very practical advice and vignettes to help our teenagers make a successful transition from our homes and into the world. I plan to use what I learned fromAdulting 101with my two teenagers.- Col. Eric Lopez, US Army Ranger

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Wisdom to Share

Everything we have in life, we only own temporarily. Although it’s our responsibility to take care of it all, none of it can go with us when we pass away. This reality might seem disappointing, but in fact, it’s actually freeing. Because our possessions don’t last forever, they don’t really matter. If we can figure out what does matter, we’ll have a life that’s well lived.

Research shows that 90 percent of high-performing workers have a high emotional quotient, which is a sign of emotional intelligence. Your ability to understand and respond to the emotions of others’ will affect your workplace.

If you’re reading this book right now, chances are good that you’re in the top 2 percent of the richest in the world. If you drive your own car, you’re definitely in the top 1 percent. More than half of the world’s population survive every day with less than $2.50. More than a quarter lives without electricity. If you didn’t have to worry about your next meal, or where you were going to sleep this week, then you are rich. Why worry so much about money? Let’s change our mind-set and wake up every day feeling grateful for what we have.

Remember, you’re seeking a life that’s well lived. Be the friend you wish had, the employee, the boss, the coworker, the family members, the leader, the lover, the support. At the end, all of your toys will go back in the box– what matters the most are the people whose lives you influenced. Who will tell your story?

Scarcity says that the world’s resources are limited, and that there’s not enough for everyone. Look out for yourself, and get what you can, however you can. Don’t worry about things like integrity, stress, or principles.

You are fearfully and wonderfully made– your worth is inherent to you as a person, not from whatever you can do. Your human dignity is a right that no one can take from you. The right person will see you for who you are, and honor you, no matter what.

Research shows that 90 percent of high-performing workers have a high emotional quotient, which is a sign of emotional intelligence. Your ability to understand and respond to the emotions of others’ will affect your workplace.

Applying for a job is kind of like landing a date. Every interaction will leave an impression in their mind.

Don’t wait for someone to invite or call you– seek them out first. Do it face-to-face if you can. Meaningful interactions are hard to accomplish over text.

Your mission is the single most important thing you can do with your life.