9 Life Lessons One 11-Year-Old Learned From "The Office"

A fan named Olivia shared these pearls of wisdom with B.J. Novak. Then, lucky for us, B.J. Novak shared them with the rest of the world on Instagram.

Olivia, an 11-year-old fan of The Office, wrote a list of life lessons that was inspired from different episodes of the show.

1. “Do not tell lies to make people happy.”

Inspired by Season 1, Episode 3: “Health Care.”

2. “Don’t use excuses to slack off.”

Inspired by Season 2, Episode 3: “Office Olympics.”

3. “Do not exaggerate your injuries for other people’s sympathy.”

Inspired by Season 2, Episode 12: “The Injury.”

4. “Do not take ‘cigarettes’ from random strangers.”

Inspired by Season 2, Episode 20: “Drug Testing.”

5. “Do not bite off more than you can chew.”

Inspired by Season 3, Episode 5: “Initiation.”

6. “Do not judge people by their appearances.”

Inspired by Season 3, Episode 23: “Beach Games.”

7. “Don’t assume you are going to get something before you have it.”

Inspired by Season 3, Episode 24/25: “The Job.”

8. “You don’t always get what you want.”

Inspired by Season 5, Episode 7: “Customer Survey.”

9. “If you are loyal, you will be respected.”

Inspired by Season 5, Episode 25: “Broke.”

Thank you, Olivia. You are wise beyond your years.

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