1) Be true to yourself no matter what
2) You can only be treated how you allow yourself to be treated
3) Always have a forgivable vice – people don’t trust perfection
4) Always say what you want up front
5) Give in when it costs you nothing
6) Seek and find a person who can be your philosophical GPS
7) If several signs point to something, that is what you should be moving towards
8) If several signs point away from something, do not move away! Stay where you are and let it move away from you.