l Learn to deal with different personalities with sensitivity.
lBe thick-skinned because you receive criticism constantly from all areas
l Be willing to learn - all the time. "Even though I don't use most of the stuff I know about radio, I am able to communicate better with all channels and personnel," says Tsiki.
l Be prepared for hard work and irregular hours.
l Work on your confidence, and be natural - no one wants to listen to a sounding presenter.
l Be yourself, but work on making yourself better all the time.
l Stay grounded. Tsiki says: "In my short time in this industry, I've seen too many people struggle with the pressures of the entertainment industry and fall apart because of alcohol, drugs or just not being mature enough to handle their money."