1. Say little. When you do, make it count.
  2. Promise rarely and always keep them.
  3. Deliver praise whenever possible, and criticism when helpful.
  4. Be interested in others.
  5. Don't share your minor unhappinesses.
  6. Keep an open mind.
  7. Don't discuss your own virtues or others' vices.
  8. Be gentle with others' feelings.
  9. Live so that nobody will believe negative rumors about you.
  10. Don't worry about getting credit.
Adapted from Ann Landers' "How To Get Along With People"