March 14, 2010, is a date that I will never forget — it is the day I lost my dad to cancer. There hasn’t been a single day over the past five years that I haven’t thought about him and reflected back on the time we spent together, the laughs we had and the lessons he taught me — both directly and indirectly.
Here are five lessons I learned from my dad over the years that will remain etched in my mind for the rest of my life.
1. There is no substitute for hard work.
I started working at a very young age. I wanted a dirt bike as a kid and my dad saw it as an opportunity to teach me a valuable lesson. While my mom wasn’t too keen on the idea, my dad said I could get one, but I was going to have to work…
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