It’s a time of year when many of us are thinking about gifts and those close to us, and what we probably know subconsciously, but have never articulated fully, is that all of us feel differently about gifts. For some, physical gifts are very meaningful, and for others, “presence is the best present.” Gary Chapman’s […]
While you may not have read his first book, you have probably heard of Jocko Willink. He’s graced the cover of Success magazine and been asked to speak and consult around the world. He also launched his own podcast after being pushed to do so by Tim Ferriss, who conducted two different interviews with Jocko […]
“Follow your passion,” right? Wrong, says Cal Newport. The muse for his excellent and thoughtful book, So Good They Can’t Ignore You is none other than Steve Martin, who when he was asked for the steps necessary for others to follow in his footsteps, simply replied, “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” You don’t […]
Stephen Covey died in 2012, but he will long be remembered for his self-improvement masterpiece, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. It was first published in 1989 and has been read by tens of millions of people in countless languages. Such a well known book features many reviews breaking down each habit so rather than […]
“Essentialism is not about how to get more things done; it’s about how to get the right things done. It doesn’t mean just doing less for the sake of less either. It is about making the wisest possible investment of your time and energy in order to operate at our highest point of contribution by […]
A hallmark of a true gentleman is being well read, but King Solomon of Israel put it best when he said, “To the making of books there is no end.” So which books should every man read? Developing a “top 5 books every man should read” post is quite hard to do. Therefore this list […]
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