"Role models who push us to exceed our limits, physical training that removes our spare tires, and risks that expand our sphere of comfortable action are all examples of eustress-stress this is healthful and the stimulus for growth." ~Tim Ferriss A year ago Christmas, my wife surprised me with the book, Tools of Titans, by … Continue reading Tools of Titans
"Who would you die for? What ideas would you die for? The answer to those questions, for most of human history, would have come very readily to any person's mouth. Any Comanche would tell you instantly who they would die for and what they would die for. In modern society, it gets more and more … Continue reading What Would You Die For?
"The point of journalism is the truth. The point of journalism is not to improve society. There are things, there are facts, there are truths that actually feel regressive, but it doesn't matter, because the point of journalism isn't to make everything better. It's to give people accurate information about how things are." ~Sebastian Junger … Continue reading Quote To Ponder ~Sebastian Junger
What Makes A Good Commander? From Tim Ferris' interview with, Jocko Willink Tools of Titans Page 416 "The immediate answer that comes to mind is 'humility.' Because you've got to be humble, and you've got to be coachable.... Later, when I was running training, we would fire a couple of leaders from every SEAL Team … Continue reading Stay Humble Or Get Humbled
"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
Updated: 02/18/2018 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