How to be Smarter: When you reach out to someone you do not know for advice, ask for something specific in your initial email by referencing a particular, definable question you have. If you pick the person's brain about a specific question to start, you will open the door to a more meaningful relationship or mentorship in the future without overwhelming them in your initial contact.
How to be Prettier: Tons of great tips for how to wear heels without killing your feet.
How to be (less) Awkward: Smile when you answer the phone - the other person will hear it in your voice. This works for calls from crushes, moms, phone interviews, and more.