In this game we call life, you will meet many people who will play you as a fool. The key is to stay one step ahead. Sometimes, you just have to play the role of a fool to fool the fool who thinks they are fooling you.
It is a good idea to have a rough draft of your future already planned out. Of course nothing ever goes as planned, but it never hurts to stay one step ahead.
Trust your gut. Try to stick to your plans, and make sure your improvisational skills are up to par. Do your best, and I promise you that will be enough to get you going.
It definitely never hurts to read situations and to know how the flow goes. Stay one step ahead. You won’t regret it.