FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- What's the best advice your Dad ever gave you?
The following responses are from Daily Voice readers and Community Advisors in honor of Father's Day.
- "My dad, Seymour Ubell, who just published his memoir (go here to view), always told me: 'Relationships are the key to success in business.' His book is really interesting and funny!"
-- Jane Ubell-Meyer, Stamford
- "My dad was a workaholic before there was a term for it, but he taught me balance in life and the importance of nurturing the parent-child relationship. He studied for and took on a second career as a teacher while still working as a pharmacist, yet always made time for me, especially after he and my mother divorced--there was dinner twice a week and we spent every Sunday togther. I learned so much from my dad, not by his 'telling' me what to do, but by his showing me what to do."
-- Julie Davis Canter, Redding
- "My father, Leonard Goldstein, liked to tell me, 'Treat meanest with kindness.'" It's something I remember to this day."
-- Nancy Wahler, Westport
- "My father's [Edward Bamford] famous words: 'Sar, you need to get more rest.' To this day when he thinks I am doing too much he still reminds me [at 75-years-old] to get rest. I am so lucky to have him. The older I get, the more I realize he is right. (Just like he also always said: 'Someday you'll see I was right.')"
-- Sarah Bamford, Old Greenwich
- "If you think you're gonna have fun, then you'll have fun."
-- Bridget Stokes, Stamford
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