Hard work reaps rewards, but it isn’t always the most fun way to get what you want out of life. There are other legitimate ways, like using your charm. It isn’t appropriate in every situation (it won’t make the line at the DMV move any faster), but today there will be at least one situation in which you can help resolve in your favor simply by being your charming self. Whenever someone in power can use their discretion, you should use your personality. You have nothing to lose.