Ten Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went Out Into The Real World

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Ten Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went Out into the Real World is a book by Maria Shriver, published in 2000. It evolved from her commencement address at College of the Holy Cross,[1] during which she said "Ten Things I Wish Someone had told me at Graduation Before I Went Out in the World". They are elaborated in her book (listed as the titles of its chapters):

  1. First and Foremost: Pinpoint Your Passion
  2. No Job Is Beneath You
  3. Who You Work for and with Is as Important as What You Do
  4. Your Behavior Has Consequences
  5. Be Willing to Fail
  6. Superwoman is Dead (and Superman may be taking Viagra)
  7. Children Do Change Your Career (Not to Mention Your Entire Life)
  8. Marriage is a Hell of a Lot of Hard Work
  9. Don't Expect Anyone Else to Support You Financially
  10. Laughter

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amazon.com:Ten Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went Out into the Real World". Review. Publisher's Weekly. Retrieved 20 June 2011.