"Leadership books.... You can find them everywhere.
I'll tell you this quite plainly, unless it is a military leadership book, it's probably worthless.
You manage resources, but you lead people. Most managers could not lead a wet dog…"
"We had the same problem with our 14 year-old Husky.. The poor thing was suffering so much, it broke our hearts. Finally, it was time for the old girl to be pain free. We took her to the vet, and held her, comforted her right to the end... That was 8…"
"I have a comprehensive first aid bag in my Jeep, as well as two blankets. When I go off road, I have my recovery kit with more gear. If we are expecting to be far off paved roads, I throw my 96 hour emergency bag on board and a Rossi 92 SRS…"
If you're funny by nature, be funny. If you're not, don't strive to be. Be what you are, whatever that is. It may not be what you think you want, but it is truth and truth is better.
Self-esteem is often though…"
"Other tips... I suggest ignoring 3. I can't think of a faster way to strip a ring gear than pulling in reverse... Never pull in reverse. Never. Your differential was engineered for max torque in one direction....…"
"Less shootings in Oz? Yes, but the data says that viloent crime has soared since the ban. Why? Less firearms means less risk for criminals?
That seems to be the where the analysis is pointing.
Oh, and I have several friends in Oz who are anything…"
Traveling, shooting, riding, off road adventures (Jeepin') and writing.
History, Westerns, some fiction.
Too many to list. I enjoy quality westerns, and historically based films.
A little of just about everything...
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. "
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"I don't think I'm taking you too literally at all. I think what you're driving at is that, to you, people seem more interested in finding a buddy of the opposite sex to hang out with more than setting out to find a romantic…"
"For Chinas defense i have to say that intellectual property is a cultural manifestation of capitalism that is not part of Chinese culture.
The idea that you can own a idea is quite strange if you think about and whie we have it to promote…"
"Good point. Disciplining staff is perhaps more of a "management" issue rather than a leadership issue.
As for some books on the subject that Xenias might purchase, I checked around under "management books" at Amazon. (One can…"
"Well logistics, such as living many miles apart tend to complicate things a bit, but we're both clear with each other that we have a go-ahead to date other folks due to the unlikelihood of our paths crossing."