When I offer my kids advice, I'm really just giving myself advice. Here are the "Magic P Words" I use.
I think I offer this Magic P word to myself more than my children. Planning is so important for achieving anything, especially new things.
Sure, Mike Tyson said "Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.". But it also holds true that Proper Planning and Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Performance.
We all need periodic reminders to use our manners.
Good things come to those who wait.
Good things come to those who practice. In practice, it is really the only way to get better at something. The rest is just theory.