1. Watch Stealing Magic - Marcel OudejansHow to read instructions – properly.
  2. The importance of repetition & practice. (“Practise does not make perfect; perfect practice makes perfect.”)
  3. The ability to see a presentation from the audience’s perspective – mentally, or in a mirror.
  4. How to gracefully recover from a mistake.
  5. How to keep a secret & why keeping a secret is important.
  6. How to use your imagination & creativity to script your words & justify what is happening.
  7. Knowledge has value (particularly specialized knowledge), when applied correctly.
  8. How to engage with people socially, how to approach new people, & how be approachable.
  9. The difference between illusion & reality, & therefore to question what you see or hear.
  10. How easily people can be persuaded & deceived, particularly if they want to ‘believe’.