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. posted on

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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