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Career Mistakes, Yo' Mama Jokes, and the Unusual History of Bananas

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What s Something You Used to Skimp On, Until You Tried Quality and Now You Can t Go Back?

The best part of this answer is that you don t even need to specifically buy tailored shirts for this effect—you can just find a good tailor or seamstress who can modify any kind of clothing to flatter you—and trust us, it s not as expensive as you think, and there s probably someone in your community eager for the business.

Well, the banana flavoring we come to know in foods, pastries, desserts, and candies, depending on the product, is a flavor that was designed and inspired by what those old school bananas tasted like—not what we associate as the taste of a banana today.

Some of the answers are pretty half-hearted, like I didn t focus as hard as I should have, but others are pretty useful, like I coasted on my skills and thought experience was enough to propel me through a career:

For maybe the first 7-8 years of my career, I would say that I operated with more of a fixed-mindset where I relied on my innate talent to carry me.

I consider this my biggest career mistake, as I believe it led to self-confidence issues which limited my ability to dream big and stretch myself.

That said, no one s expecting you to down a bowl of ramen in four minutes like he explains some folks would, but there is every reason to really enjoy and savor your food, don t try to make it too much of a serious affair, and of course, eat those noodles without biting them into tiny pieces.

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