What lessons have you taken from gaming that you can apply to your real life?
The biggest takeaway is the ability to adapt, to react on the spot unfazed.
Countless unexpected situations have taught me to wing it on almost any subject with a reasonably high degree of conviction. This comes in, obviously, very useful when dealing with almost any topic at work.
After a complex campaign of crisscrossing plotlines and way too many NPCs to keep track of ensure that ordinary multitasking requirements are not that complex.
Portrayal of hundreds of characters of very variable intellect, goals and dispositions pretty much dictates that imagination and sense of humour have developed during the courses of conversations by and with imaginary people.
Collaboration against insurmountable odds, everyday probabilities and above all, a knack for coming up with plans is a second nature after years as a player.