EXPERIENCE. This is a very tough section of my resume, so I have saved it for last. Isn’t that what an accomplished professional does? Saves the hardest for last? Makes sense to me because, although admittedly unlikely, what if I suffered through the hard part, then died? What a waste of energy and mental capital. Don’t do the hard part til you’re sure you need to.
(Another case in point—ironing. The neighbor to my childhood home ironed all her ironables on Sunday to get ready for the week. Even as a child, I looked upon her with pity. What a waste. I knew even then that one week she’d die and would have at least a few days of clothes ironed that needn’t have been.)
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