I started listening to MT about 2 years ago, more as a passing fancy since I was an MBA student at the time.
It's only now that I've started working (2nd month now) that I've found out how "gold" this stuff really is!
For example, whenever I think to myself "Oh, well I'll just shoot him an e-mail" the little Soap Box voice pops up and says "Call him!" or "Go to his desk!". Things like that. :) It's really helped me get the answers and results I need.
I also kick myself over and over again because I keep forgetting basic lessons that I heard literally years ago, but that just makes me try even harder to commit it to memory.
When I compare myself working before I found MT and now, I really don't recognize a lot of what I do - and it is good. It's not that I was pure rubbish before, but I didn't understand A LOT about the organization and the people/relationships within it, and I was TOTALLY clueless about a lot of the best practice lessons or MT models you guys have spoken about.
Now that I am in a working environment and trying to USE what I've been hearing all these years, I believe I will remember it much easier, as the value of what you've been saying this whole time is evident.
Anyway, long post... big thanks! Looking forward to what the future holds~