Don’t blindly follow the book. Sometimes rules are to be broken.
If partner asks a specific question to which you have a set response, resist flights of fancy, just respond.
|Avoid the automatic pilot: give room for both partners to contemplate what’s going on.|
When forced to make a choice, go for the right strain instead of guessing the right level.
Play in Your Fit!
Fourth in hand, with shortage in preemptor’s suit, don’t look at the rest of your hand, double!