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The Rules to Break

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Introduction
  5. Author’s acknowledgements
  6. Publisher’s acknowledgements
  7. 1. Success is a good job earning lots of money
  8. 2. Some people are just born lucky
  9. 3. You need the right qualifications
  10. 4. Your parents are always right
  11. 5. Your parents are responsible for how you turn out
  12. 6. The world is against you
  13. 7. We all have an absolute right to be respected
  14. 8. You can choose your friends but you can’t choose your family
  15. 9. Teacher knows best
  16. 10. Have something to say for yourself
  17. 11. Some people are just difficult
  18. 12. You can’t be cheerful if you’re in pain
  19. 13. Good work speaks for itself
  20. 14. Do what it takes to get what you want
  21. 15. A place for everything, and everything in its place
  22. 16. It matters what other people think
  23. 17. Give as good as you get
  24. 18. Stick with your own kind
  25. 19. The best things in life are free
  26. 20. You can change people
  27. 21. It’s where you’re going that matters, not where you came from
  28. 22. Friends are for life
  29. 23. Mistakes are a bad thing
  30. 24. Be a friend to everybody
  31. 25. …and everybody will be your friend
  32. 26. If you don’t like it, tough
  33. 27. You need to get your chores over with
  34. 28. Stay true to your dreams
  35. 29. People have a right to know
  36. 30. Face your fears
  37. 31. Respect the elderly
  38. 32. Look after number one
  39. 33. If you’re in the firing line, keep your head down
  40. 34. Just ignore the bullies
  41. 35. Think on your feet
  42. 36. What you do is more important than why you do it
  43. 37. You can judge a book by its cover
  44. 38. ‘What about me?’
  45. 39. Just once won’t hurt
  46. 40. Be spontaneous
  47. 41. Take one step at a time
  48. 42. The best people will be there for you for life
  49. 43. Enjoy yourself while you’re young
  50. 44. Borrowing is OK so long as you can pay it back
  51. 45. Be generous
  52. 46. Believe you’re the best
  53. 47. Don’t allow people to make you feel bad
  54. 48. Some people just get to you
  55. 49. You can’t help how you feel
  56. 50. You don’t need words to show you appreciate someone
  57. 51. The Internet makes you anonymous
  58. 52. Always seek to improve yourself
  59. 53. Strive for perfection
  60. 54. You are the product of your genes
  61. 55. Tomorrow is another day
  62. 56. Always get off on the right foot from the start
  63. 57. Confident people know where they’re going
  64. 58. Stand out from the crowd
  65. 59. Appearances matter
  66. 60. It’s just a drop in the ocean
  67. 61. The job comes first
  68. 62. Get it all out in the open
  69. 63. If you know you’re in the right, don’t back down
  70. 64. Give as good as you get
  71. 65. It’s good to let your feelings out
  72. 66. No one is perfect
  73. 67. Meet your deadlines
  74. 68. Give good advice
  75. 69. Let people know when you’re right
  76. 70. Stick to what you’re good at
  77. 71. You’ve a right to be treated fairly
  78. 72. The more you learn about a subject, the more of an expert you become
  79. 73. If you’re going to do something, do it properly
  80. 74. Stick with what you know
  81. 75. People will judge you by what you own
  82. 76. Hide your mistakes
  83. 77. Live in the present
  84. 78. Know what you want
  85. 79. Guilt tells you where you’re going wrong
  86. 80. Someone will make it better
  87. 81. Think through your problems
  88. 82. Narrow down your options
  89. 83. Trust no one
  90. 84. Trust everyone
  91. 85. Sometimes you need a good moan
  92. 86. Don’t sacrifice yourself for a relationship
  93. 87. Feelings should be rational
  94. 88. Eat, drink and be merry…
  95. 89. I want doesn’t get
  96. 90. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it
  97. 91. Find yourself a safe job
  98. 92. Protect your property
  99. 93. You can’t change horses in midstream
  100. Imprint