Author Richard Copeland’s new book “Do as I Say, Not as I Did: 101 Life Lessons for the High School Graduate” is an engaging collection of timely advice for young adults.

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Recent release “Do as I Say, Not as I Did: 101 Life Lessons for the High School Graduate” from Page Publishing author Richard Copeland is a relevant and straightforward list of important and timeless life lessons that are applicable from the shop floor to the boardroom, and the family kitchen to the college campus. Pulling his material from sources that range from song lyrics to fortune cookies, Rick has created a character road map for recent high school graduates, with life lessons that almost anyone can learn from.

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Richard Copeland, a long-term human resources professional and father of four, has completed his new book “Do as I Say, Not as I Did: 101 Life Lessons for the High School Graduate,” sharing his ideas with others in the hopes that they can learn from his mistakes, bad choices, and hard-earned street smarts.

Sharing a long list of life lessons that were learned the hard way, this is the definitive character road map for all young adults who are transitioning from high school to the next chapters of their lives. This list is also a helpful reminder for parents who want to model the right behaviors and lead by example. In fact, a majority of the suggestions included are applicable to people of all ages who want to be the best version of themselves.

This book, written on old-school loose-leaf paper, was personally handed to his oldest son as he was dropped off at a college that was more than 700 miles away from home. Now it’s being shared with a broader audience in hopes of helping others avoid some of the common pitfalls that young adults from all walks of life face on a daily basis.

Relevant and straightforward, mixed with a heavy dose of common sense and humor, this is a must-read for all high school graduates!

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Richard Copeland’s entertaining yet meaningful book is a perfect gift for the high school graduate embarking on the next phase of their lives as young, adult members of society.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Do as I Say, Not as I Did: 101 Life Lessons for the High School Graduate” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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