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Feeling a bit bogged down

Started this discussion. Last reply by manInTheMaking Mar 30. 12 Replies

Hi guys, I don't know what I'm hoping to accomplish by making this post but I just really wanted to.  Perhaps I'm looking to here what other people who may be doing the same thing as me have to say?…Continue

What skill would you pick?

Started this discussion. Last reply by terry sperling Jan 29. 5 Replies

If you could choose any skill to learn what would you prefer to learn?Continue

to apply or not to apply?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joshua on Tuesday. 13 Replies

            So I currently work as the overnight supervisor for the Grocery Department at my store and I have run into a little bit of a conundrum.  Before I joined the grocery department and…Continue

AoM Manly Skills

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton May 2, 2016. 7 Replies

I'm going to assume that other than camaraderie, most of you have joined the Art of Manliness so that you can perhaps learn some skills that you hope would make you a better man.  So in that spirit I…Continue

 

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Joshua replied to Joshua's discussion to apply or not to apply?
"Thanks, it is true that either way me and my brother will be winning.  I asked my grocery manager about the situation and he told me that the store director asked him if he wanted my brother as the evening manager or me as his assistant manager…"
Tuesday
Pale Horse replied to Joshua's discussion to apply or not to apply?
"That's good news, just with an asterisk. Sounds like either way you both win."
Apr 21
Joshua replied to Joshua's discussion to apply or not to apply?
"Hey guys I have another update to give regarding this whole thing.  I swear the patience is finally paying off but it has become a little more complicated than I would prefer.  Basically my younger brother works at the same store as I do…"
Apr 21
manInTheMaking replied to Joshua's discussion Feeling a bit bogged down
"Super awesome idea.  I'm not the best at time management.  I'm going to try this maybe it will help. "
Mar 30
John Muir replied to Joshua's discussion Feeling a bit bogged down
"Pareto charting, it's called.....The point is to figure out the greatest challenge and attack it"
Mar 30
Sir replied to Joshua's discussion Feeling a bit bogged down
"I hadn't heard of this before, and I'm trying to figure the point. I'd guess the idea is to find ways to make things on the list more efficient?  Do fewer of them?  "
Mar 30
Liam Strain replied to Joshua's discussion Feeling a bit bogged down
"+100 on this. Exactly like setting a budget, you need to get real about where you expend your time and energy (not where you think you do, or wish you did, but actually do).  Then you can figure out strategies to work through it. "
Mar 30
John Donne replied to Joshua's discussion Feeling a bit bogged down
"Joshua, I was in much the same situation a few years ago: dad working but in poor health; mom largely bedridden (and miserable and quite demanding). A couple questions: (1) How old are your parents? (2) What does your personal support structure look…"
Mar 30
John Muir replied to Joshua's discussion Feeling a bit bogged down
"Before you can manage you have to measure. Write down all the tasks you do around the house each week Then put an ACCURATE time spent next to each one. Figure out the ones that total up to 80% of the total time spent, and post the list."
Mar 28
Troy replied to Joshua's discussion Feeling a bit bogged down
"This has likely been said as I haven't read every single reply. For housework it just is man. It sucks. Not a TON you can do to make it go quicker. Maybe just try to do a little something every day? (sweep or vaccuum one day, dust another,…"
Mar 27
Pale Horse replied to Joshua's discussion Feeling a bit bogged down
"I have nothing of substance to offer. Only my sympathy. I know it's hard having to take care of someone like that on your own."
Feb 17
Joshua replied to Joshua's discussion Feeling a bit bogged down
"Money is a little tight, I had determined a while ago that I need to make at least $15/hr to take the edge off most financial worries but right now I only make $13/hr but I'm supposed to be up for a promotion into management soon."
Feb 17
Sir replied to Joshua's discussion Feeling a bit bogged down
"How's the money situation? What are your prospects?"
Feb 17
Forge replied to Joshua's discussion Feeling a bit bogged down
"I was in a similar mental place with my ex. Wouldnt corral her kids, or enforce the rules or help keep the place clean. One thing you can do is to figure out where the mess is coming from, and try eliminate it at the source. Another would be, when…"
Feb 17
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Feeling a bit bogged down

Hi guys, I don't know what I'm hoping to accomplish by making this post but I just really wanted to.  Perhaps I'm looking to here what other people who may be doing the same thing as me have to say? I don't know.       So I'm a 26 year old man who still lives with his parents with no real idea or even plans to move out and I have a few reasons for that.  My dad is mentally disabled and is close to practically being bed ridden, he is unable to do a lot of things for himself and can be very…See More
Feb 17
Joshua replied to Tristen 's discussion Barbering
"Always awesome to see someone make an update regardless of how true to course they have been yet. My question for you, is it possible to get your foot into the door at a barbershop? maybe find someone willing to let you volunteer a few hours of your…"
Jan 31

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