Friendly advice, not just legal advice

We came across this friendly advice written by Matt Priest, which is publicly available on Facebook. Whilst mainly relating to men, partly to women. We are in the business of providing good advice, not just legal advice.

Friendly pieces of advice

  • Buy high-quality tools, so you only have to buy them once.
  • Keep a change of clothes at the office.
  • Never hit anyone unless they are an immediate threat.
  • Every hat should serve a purpose.
  • Learn to wet shave.
  • Nothing looks more badass than a well-tailored suit.
  • Shave with the grain on the first go-around.
  • Always look a person in the eye when you talk to them.
  • Buy a plunger before you need a plunger.
  • Exercise makes you happy. Run, lift, and play sports.
  • Brush your teeth before you put on your tie.
  • A small amount of your paycheck should go directly to your savings account every month.
  • Call Mum and Dad every week.
  • Never wear a clip-on tie.
  • Give a firm handshake.
  • Compliment her shoes.
  • Never leave a schooner unfinished.
  • If you aren’t confident, fake it. It will come around.
  • You can tell the size of a man by the size of things that bother him.
  • Be conscious of your body language.
  • The only reason to ever point a gun at someone is if you intend to shoot them.
  • Always stand to shake someone’s hand.
  • Never lend anything you can’t afford to lose.
  • Ask more than you answer.
  • Everybody likes to talk about themselves.
  • Never take her to the movies on the first date.
  • Never have sex with anyone that doesn’t want it as much as you.
  • Manliness is not only being able to take care of yourself but others as well.
  • Go with the decision that will make for a good story.
  • When you walk, look straight ahead, not at your feet.
  • Nice guys don’t finish last, boring guys do.
  • Find your passion and figure out how to get paid for it.
  • No matter their job or status, everyone deserves your respect.
  • The most important thing you can learn is personal responsibility.
  • Bad things happen; it’s your job to overcome them.
  • The first one to get angry loses.
  • A man does what needs to be done without complaining.
  • Never stop learning.
  • Always go out into public dressed like you’re about to meet the love of your life.
  • Don’t change yourself just to make someone happy.
  • If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.
  • Luck favors the prepared.
  • Do whatever you want to do, but be the best at it.
  • No one is on their deathbed wishing they sent more time at work.


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