Rules to live By
1-Never shake a man’s hand sitting down.
2-Don’t enter a pool by the stairs.
3-The man at the BBQ grill is the closest thing to a king.
4-In a negotiation, never make the first offer.
5-Request the late check-out.
6-When entrusted with a secret, keep it.
7-Return a borrowed car with a full tank of gas.
8-Play with passion or don’t play at all.
9-Hold your heroes to a higher standard.
10-When shaking hands, grip firmly and look them in the eye.
11-If you need music on the beach, you’re missing the point.
12-Don’t let a wishbone grow where a backbone should be.
13-Carry two handkerchiefs. The one in your back pocket is for you. The one in your breast pocket is for her.
14-You marry the girl, you marry her family.
15-Be like a duck. Remain calm on the surface and paddle like crazy underneath.
16-Experience the serenity of traveling alone.
17-Never be afraid to ask out the best-looking girl in the class.
18-Never turn down a breath mint.
19-A sport coat is worth a 1000 words.
20-Try writing your own eulogy. Never stop revising.
21-Thank a veteran. Then make it up to him.
22-Eat lunch with the new kid.
23-After writing an angry email, read it carefully. Then delete it.
24-Ask your mom to play. She won’t let you win.
25-Manners make the man.
26-Give credit. Take the blame.
27-Stand up to bullies. Protect those bullied.
28-Write down your dreams.
29-Take time to snuggle with your pets. They love you so much and are always happy to see you.
30-Be confident and humble at the same time.
31-If ever in doubt, remember whose son you are and refuse to be just ordinary.
32-In all things, lead by example, not explanation.
33-Vulnerability is ok and isn’t anything to be ashamed of.
34-It’s not weak to speak.