"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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"It has its advantages and disadvantages, but mostly I consider it a big plus.
The world is changing. For example, when I first lived in Washington, DC 20+ years ago, the community was divided and polarized by just two cultures, white and…"
"I think he's setting himself up for a sunset career running the big, fat, stupid cake-hole under his nose opining about politics to the sizable knuckle-dragger fan base he has.... kinda like Sarah Palin"
"Whats this metric your using to say so many people have pulled themselves by there bootstraps? By American standards the majority of the world still lives in poverty. People love to regail anecdotes of there great grandparents who came here with…"
"Thanks Shane for the statistics you gave me. You'll see from the earlier part of this post that I found a lot of statistics from Wikipedia, which another member suggested.
This isn't about what I think about your country, but what you…"
"I suppose one could look at the level of consciousness I described and consider that a type of privilege. But that privilege is not dependent on race, gender, or wealth.
As for the bootstrap concept, what makes you think its a myth when so many…"