1. "Work" is not a dirty 4-letter word.
2. Make nice with the media.
3. Education really is the magic bullet.
4. Most people love to talk about themselves, so ask a lot of questions.
5. When in doubt, hugs & laughter do wonders.
6. Respect is a privilege earned, not inherited.
7. Learn to do it yourself, whatever "it" is.
8. Remember that you were born from love, so learn to give that love to others, especially when they don't deserve it.