(1) Keep the skid chains on your tongue: always say less than you think.
(2) Make promises sparingly, but keep them faithfully, no matter what the cost.
(3) Never let an opportunity pass to say a kind and encouraging word about someone.
(4) Be interested in others. Recognize everyone as a person of importance.
(5) Preserve an open mind in all debatable questions. Discuss, don’t argue.
(6) Say nothing of another unless it is something good.
(7) Always respect the feelings of others; criticize helpfully, never spitefully.
(8) Do your work, be patient, and keep a pleasant disposition.
(9) Pay no attention to ill-natured remarks; simply live so nobody will believe them.
(10) Spend some time alone each day with God.
Think about it – There are two-kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is much less competition there.