LIVE YOUR LIFE WITH EYES WIDE OPENEver heard the phrase, "I wish I knew then what I know now?" Written specifically for Millennial, Gen Z, and future generations, this book is packed with life wisdom. Learn strategies and tactics to develop your life plan and identify your values, select your education and career path, understand best practices for professional conduct and development, and enhance your personal financial toolkit with budgeting, spending, saving, investing, negotiations and more. Avoid common mistakes and pitfalls by lining your pockets with valuable gems of wisdom. Learn early, plan your path and make positive and purposeful decisions for a fruitful life journey.When presented with the opportunity to gain additional wisdom, consider the following...THE PARABLE OF THE PEBBLESA man was out in the desert when a voice said to him, "Pick up some pebbles and put them in your pocket, and tomorrow you will be both sad and glad." The man obeyed. He stooped down and picked up a handful of pebbles and put them in his pocket. The next day he reached into his pocket and found diamonds and rubies and emeralds. And he was both sad and glad. Glad that he had taken some and sad that he hadn't taken more.-Author UnknownREADER COMMENTS"If you are shopping for a gift, this is it"."The perfect gift for the Gen Z or Millennial in your life.""We just didn't talk about those things at home.""Everyone under age 40 needs to read this.""This book contains invaluable wisdom. A great start would be to add this as required curriculum in our schools.""I bought a copy for each of my kids and grandkids."FROM THE AUTHORThis book is written with the premise that YOU are responsible for yourself, your life, your future. I wrote this to encourage you and provide guidance learned from decades of hard work - but from here it is up to you to take an active interest and put in the effort to further your own horizons. The life lessons in WIDE-EYED Wisdom will help people of any age. If you are a teenager or twenty something, pay attention now and don't wait to take action! You have an opportunity to chart an exciting and fulfilling life, with the people, lifestyle and means to support your passions. Of course, many reading this book may be far removed from the teen years, take heart - the next best time to make a positive difference in your life is today.To get the most out of the material form a book group that meets regularly. Rotate leadership for each session, read, take notes, and learn together. Compare my life wisdom with your life experiences, learn from the group, and hold one another accountable. You will be glad you did.