"Those of us who are lucky enough to live in a world where we have enough and we have a roof and we have food - we find ourselves caught in this cycle of keeping track of the wrong things. Keeping track of how many times we've been rejected. Keeping track of how many times … Continue reading Quote To Ponder ~Seth Godin
If you were going to enlist in the military, which branch of the armed forces would you choose? And why?
The choice would have great consequences. The simple fact is that despite their similar charters, not all branches are created equal. Your choice will influence countless aspects of your life, including your post-military employment options and even the likelihood of whether or not you’ll survive your enlistment.
Gallup recently completed research into which branch of the armed forces most Americans would encourage someone to join. The Air Force came out on top.
Americans hold all branches of the U.S. military in high regard, but that does not necessarily translate into a desire to see their loved ones enlist. Fewer than half would be likely to recommend joining the Coast Guard (48%), Marines (43%) or Army (41%) to their children or grandchildren, while a majority would be likely to recommend the Navy…
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George S. Patton’s Rules on Being an Officer and a Gentleman AOM Editor’s note: General George S. Patton was legendarily strict about soldiers’ upholding discipline and character, whether in the barracks or in the field. He believed that honoring tradition and paying attention to detail and etiquette allowed a man to respect himself, and earned … Continue reading George S. Patton’s Rules on Being an Officer and a Gentleman
Bono Has A Message For Young Christian Artists ~Carol Kuruvilla, The Huffington Post | Repost U2 musician Bono has spent years reading and learning from the poetry of the Psalms, a book of the Bible that contains ancient hymns. If there’s one thing Bono has realized from his studies, it’s that art always requires honesty. During … Continue reading Bono Has A Message For Young Christian Artists
CREDIT: Getty Images 50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers ~Jessica Stillman, Inc. | Repost The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations. TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people … Continue reading 50 Books Recommended by This Year’s TED Speakers
Updated: 5/16/2017 The website/app, Goodreads, setup a reading challenge at the beginning of each year, since 2016. If you are unfamiliar with Goodreads, it is a social website centered around books and reading. The idea is that you can upload your personal library of book titles and arrange lists by the books you've read, the books … Continue reading Goodreads
A former Navy SEAL called me out for making excuses, and it changed the way I think about leadership ~Richard Feloni, Business Insider | Repost Former Navy SEALs Leif Babin, left, and Jocko Willink speak at the Muster event in New York City in May 2017. Photo: Joe Avella In early May I had the … Continue reading A former Navy SEAL called me out for making excuses, and it changed the way I think about leadership | Repost
Pictured: Kris Kepler & Jeremy Thiel Back in mid-April, I signed up for the 1000 Rep Challenge that was birthed out of the minds of those two crazy guys in the above picture. It officially started on, Monday, April 24th. As they put it, "It's time to get strong." Over the course of eight weeks … Continue reading 1000 Rep Challenge: Push-ups
1933 Loch Ness Monster sighted | History Although accounts of an aquatic beast living in Scotland’s Loch Ness date back 1,500 years, the modern legend of the Loch Ness Monster is born when a sighting makes local news on May 2, 1933. The newspaper Inverness Courier related an account of a local couple who claimed to … Continue reading “Nessie” First Modern Sighting
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather thy to become a man of value." ~Albert Einstein