~ It ain't as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.
~ Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
~ It can be done!
~ Don't let adverse facts stand in the way of a good decision.
~ You can't make someone else's choices. You shouldn't let someone else make yours.
~ Check small details.
~ Don't take all the credit - share it.
~ Have a vision.
(Colin Powell's rules to live by)