Never Stop Learning
If the answer is "I dont know how that works",
I almost certainly want to know the question.
The problems I am asked to solve are not always hard, but they are often unusual.
It keeps life interesting.
There is always a new tool
Being an early adopter allows me to acquire new skills with new tools. It is surprising what can be done with some simple electronics and engineering.
Technology that appears magical just means you haven't read the manual.
Laziness breeds Efficiency
Technology is fantastic at making lives simpler, as long as it works. Keep things simple and reaps the benefits, complexity can evolve.
Doing things twice is boring. If a task needs repeating, automate it.