"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. "
Comment Wall (2 comments)
You need to be a member of Art of Manliness to add comments!
"Movies: Kung Fu Panda 1 and 2.
Good God. These films blew my expectations. Dreamworks were never known for top quality films before but Christ these films are amazing; they some of the great american comedies.
The main character, Po,…"
So me and a group of friends have started an amateur Bartitsu society and we're pretty much teaching ourselves the martial art among elements of other fighting styles. While not ideal we're doing well, perfecting the techniques. I organise the activities and exercises and try to explain the basics of the technique from the instruction book.I was just wondering if anyone else has done something similar to this? If so do you have any tips of running these sort of clubs or interesting stories of…See More
"Eh. I think musical taste is directly tied to the perception of your experiences in life and is satisfying to the level of the soul (if you believe that a soul exists). Some of that is generational, some of it is cultural, but deep down a person…"
"Bands currently on my MP3 Player:
Older stuff: The Clash, John Lee Hooker, Iggy Pop, The Kinks, Elvis Costello, Warren Zevon, Tom Waits, The Doors, Bob Dylan, Curtis Mayfield, Sly and the Familiy Stone, Eric Clapton, Funkadelic, Grateful Dead, Led…"
"As a follow up to my December post, I had my inaugural colonscopy yesterday. After being warned, repeatedly, that I would be sedated and unable to do much for the rest of the day, it was a surprise that I was awake for at least part of the…"