12) Pretend everyone is your child and he/she is about to die tomorrow. Then you will listen and be nice.
50 Things I Pretend To Know Now That I Am Nearing 50
James Altucher
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James Altucher I first heard this from Og Mandino:

“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.”

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