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contents Introduction Morning Life Sleep Dr. James Maas Make a bed Mohamed Sayedahl Sit-ups and push-ups Kathy Smith Jog Grete Weitz Eat right Joy Bauer Make eggs Jean Georges Vongerichten Make coffee Cecile Hudon Read a newspaper Arthur Sulzberger Wash your hair Frederik Fekkai Care for your skin Sidra Shaukat Shave Myriam Zouie and Eric Malka Apply lipstick Bobbi Brown Wash your hands Julie Gerberding Shine your shoes Sal Iacano Tie a bowtie Tucker Carlson Tie a Windsor knot Thuy Tranthi Tie a scarf Nicole Miller Drive a stick-shift Tina Gordon Work Life Manage your time Dr. Stephen Covey Organize Julie Morgenstern Handle a job interview Tory Johnson Ask for a raise Lee Miller Give and receive a compliment Mary Mitchell aka "Miss Demeanor" Negotiate Donald Trump Shake hands Letitia Baldrige Make conversation Morris L. Reid Remember names Dr. Gary Small Read body language Steve Cohen aka "The Millionaire's Magician" Listen Larry King Say no Manuel Smith Improve your vocabulary TBD Speed read Howard Stephen Berg Make an educated guess Stanley Kaplan Tell a story Ira Glass Conduct an investigation Terry Lenzner Deliver bad news Dr. Bob Buckman Apologize Beverly Engel Speak in public James Wagstaffe Home Life Balance your checkbook Terry Savage Save money Suze Orman Understand your pet Warren Eckstein Care for a houseplant Jack Kramer Prepare for a disaster Marty Davis Shovel snow Mayor Anthony Masiello Remove a stain Linda Cobb aka "The Queen of Clean" Do laundry Heloise Iron Mary Ellen Pinkham Sew a button Susan Khalje Pick produce Pete Napolitano Buy Fish TBD Paint a room Bob Vila Hang a picture Barbara Kavovit Write a personal note Lansing Crane Make tea Mo Siegel Read aloud Cory Booker Weekend Life Relax Dr. Dean Ornish Wash a car Charles Oakley Change a tire Larry McReynolds Change your oil Ryan Newman Mow a lawn David Mellor Garden Maureen Gilmer Swing a golf club TBD Swim Summer Sanders Hit a tennis ball Jennifer Capriati Give a massage Dr. Dot Make a martini Dale Degroff Barbecue Bobby Flay Build a fire Jim Paxon Tell a joke Howie Mandel Be a gracious host Nan Kempner Arrange flowers Jim McCann Set a formal table Peggy Post Uncork a wine bottle Andrew Firestone Taste wine Anthony Dias Blue Use chopsticks Rick Federico Make a toast Carley Roney The Big Life Breathe Bikram Choudhury Stay warm Jim Whittaker Have good posture Jenifer Ringer Have a great smile Dr. Jonathan Levine Flirt Susan Rabin Ask someone out Tim Sullivan Kiss Barbara DeAngelis Buy a diamond Ron Winston Plan a wedding Darcy Miller Change a diaper Becki and Keith Dilley Hold a baby Dr. Bill Sears Relocate Cathy Goodwin House-train a puppy Andrea Arden Create a family tree TBD Decorate a Christmas tree TBD Bake chocolate chip cookies Debbi Fields Give a gift Robyn Spizman Wrap a present Wanda Wen Smile for the camera Katie Ford Take a picture Daniel Carp Learn a foreign language Mark Harris Plan a trip Peter Greenberg Pack for a trip Anne McAlpin Additional: Make a gracious exit
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Home economics, Life skills