1. Never shake a man’s hand while seated.
2. Never enter a pool via the stairs.
3. The BBQ Grill’s owner is the closest thing to a king.
4. Never make the first offer in a negotiation.
5. Ask for a late check-out.
6. If you are given a secret, keep it.
7. Set a higher standard for your heroes.
8. Always return borrowed vehicles with a full tank of gas.
9. Play with zeal or don’t play at all…
10. When shaking hands, grip firmly and stare them down.
11. Don’t let a wishbone grow in place of a backbone.
12. You’re missing the point if you need music on the beach.
13. Bring two handkerchiefs with you. You’ll need the one in your back pocket. Your breast pocket contains one for her.
14. When you marry the girl, you marry her family as well.
15. Think like a duck. Maintain your calm on the surface while paddling furiously beneath.
16. Enjoy the solitude of traveling alone.
17. Never be afraid to ask out the most attractive woman in the room.
18. Never refuse a breath mint.
19. A sport coat is worth a thousand words.
20. Write your own eulogy. Never, ever stop revising.
21. Express gratitude to a veteran. Then make amends with him.
22. Have lunch with the new student.
23. After sending an angry email, carefully read it. Then remove it.
24. Request that your mother join you in the game. She’s not going to let you win.
25. Manners shape a man.
26. Give credit where credit is due. Accept responsibility.
27. Bullies must be confronted. Protect those who are being bullied.
28. Make a list of your dreams.
29. Spend time snuggling with your pets; they adore you and are always delighted to see you.
30. Maintain both confidence and humility.
31. When in doubt, remember who your father is and refuse to be ordinary!
32. Always lead by example rather than explanation.
33. Dress in the manner in which you wish to be addressed.
34. Be blessed by blessing others.