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Pick Your Battles Wisely!

So recently I've been put into various situations (in and outside of work) where it's been very important for me to choose my battles. Yes, I used the word battle but not all of these situations have been physical. For example, there was a portion of my rent that I felt could be negotiated down due to the fact that my roommate and I aren't directly responsible for the expenses. I did some research on the expense which was correlated to our waste water bill and made the choice to fight the cost. I proved my case and the outcome was that expense being wiped from our bill. 
I'm sure you're already aware that not all battles go that way. Just a bit of experience with everyday life will teach you that. However, many more battles could go your way if you put a bit more work into the process of choosing whether or not to pursue them. This upfront analysis is critical in determining the outcome of you either becoming the winner or loser. 
Before any battle, you should mak…