This decision will change your life. Step 1. Get to grips with a world in hyper-drive -- Keep your eyes wide open. Step 2. See the tiger and the snake -- Step 3. Don't be scared of the nacirema -- Become your own custodian of truth. Step 4. Ditch deference and challenge experts -- Step 5. Learn from shepherds and shop assistants -- Go digital ... with caution. Step 6. Co-create and listen in -- Step 7. Scrutinise sock puppets and screen your sources -- Develop your survival skills. Step 8. Overcome your math anxiety -- Step 9. Monitor your emotional thermostat -- Shake things up. Step 10. Embrace dissent and encourage difference.