Carlos Slim Helu (Brazil): The world’s richest man ADVICE FROM AN 80-YEAR-OLD MAN! IT IS A TRUE PRICELESS MASTERPIECE!*
*1.* Have a firm handshake.
*2.* Look people in the eye.
*3.* Sing in the shower.
*4.* Own a great stereo system. Music is life.
*5.* If in a fight, hit first and hit hard.
*6.* Don’t expect life to be fair.
*7.* Never give up on anybody. Miracles happen every day.
*8.* Always accept an outstretched hand.
*9.* Be brave. Even if you’re not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference.
*11.* Avoid sarcastic remarks.
*12.* Choose your life’s mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90 percent of all your happiness or misery ABSOLUTELY!.
*13.* Make it a habit to do nice things for people who will never find out.
*14.* Lend only those books you never care to see again.
*15.* Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all that he has.
*16.* When playing games with children, let them win.
*17.* Give people a second chance, but NOT a third.
*18.* Be romantic.
*19.* Become the most positive and enthusiastic person you know.
*20.* Loosen up. Relax. Except for rare life-and-death matters, nothing is as important as it first seems.
*21.* Don’t allow the phone to interrupt important moments. It’s there for our convenience, not the caller’s.
*22.* Be a good loser.
*23.* Be a good winner.
*24.* Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret.
*25.* When someone hugs you, let him be the first to let go.
*26.* Be modest. A lot was accomplished before you were born.
*27.* Keep it simple at every time.
*28.* Beware of the person who has nothing to lose.
*29.* Don’t burn bridges. You’ll be surprised how many times you have to cross the same river.
*30.* Live your life so that your epitaph could read, NO REGRETS.
*31.* Be bold and courageous. When you look back on life, you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did.
*32.* Never waste an opportunity to tell people you love them.
*33.* Remember no one makes it alone. Have a grateful heart and be quick to acknowledge those who helped and loved you.
*34.* Take charge of your attitude. Don’t let someone else choose it for you.
*35.* Visit friends and relatives when they are in hospital; you need only stay a few minutes.
*36.* Begin each day with some of your favourite prayers
*37.* Once in a while, take the scenic route.
*38.* Send a lot of greeting cards. Sign them, ‘Someone who thinks you’re terrific.’
*39.* Answer the phone with enthusiasm and energy in your voice.
*40.* Keep a notepad and pencil on your bedside table. Million-dollar ideas sometimes strike at 3 a.m.
*41.* Show respect for everyone who works for a living, regardless of how trivial their job.
*42.* Send your loved one’s flowers. Think of a reason later.
*43.* Make someone’s day by paying the toll for the person in the car behind you.
*44.* Become someone’s hero.
*45.* Marry only for love, it is key to your happiness if every other thing fails.
*46.* Count your blessings.
*47.* Compliment the meal when you’re a guest in someone’s home.
*48.* Wave at the children on a school bus/house/street/
*49.* Remember that 80 percent of the success in any job is based on your ability to deal with PEOPLE. That is emotional intelligence.
*50.* Share this to help your friends.
*51.* Make sure someone says THANK-YOU to you every day….