Take a Second Chance on Me
When I was six years old I nearly accidentally killed myself while
playing with electricity. If it weren’t for my sister, laying on the
sofa reading a “Pequeña Lulita” comic book a few feet from me, pulling
me away from the death grip the 230 volts of electricity I would have
certainly died that day. That day I was given a second change on life
by sister Joyce.
I believe in giving second changes to people and ideas. Everyone needs
at least one change to learn from, what ever it’s their doing.
The best ideas we have today are old ideas seen in a new light. It’s not until I have tried a solution to a problem for the second time that I realize the full potential of a solution, for instance I have been given projects where I needed to implement a parser; which is used to separate parts of an input, in two computer programs, the my first attempt at the solution only worked for five byte inputs. The second problem stated that I needed to process and unspecified number of inputs. I realize all I needed was to execute my first processes until there is no more input to process. Therefore by giving my first idea a second change I was able to expand and improve on my original idea.
Relationships take time to grow and become strong. If at the first time of a problem you break off a relationship soon you’ll be alone. My boss Vito once gave me advice to break off my relationship with a good friend of mine, he said that at the first time of a problem I should just forget the other person and move on, but experience has trained me to welcome difficult relationships because having close friends in your life is important.
So what I’m trying to say is that without giving people second changes there’s no way that any one can gain experience and have a change at improving there life.
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