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 a leader the respect of his subordinates.
You’ve probably heard of the great battles fought in Europe and the Pacific during WWII, but did you know that part of WWII was fought just miles off the coast of the United States? And that the men taking part in these battles were civilians?
Well, my guest today has published a book about this oft-forgotten aspect of WWII history.
It’s time for the latest A Little Happier.
It’s a Secret of Adulthood: I want to accept myself, and expect more from myself.
Here, again, are those quotations I read:
In The Dyer’s Hand, in the essay “Reading,” W. H.
Are you considering getting a new business card? If you’ve recently launched a new business, then a professional, visually-engaging business card is a must have.Maybe you have a critical event coming up? A pivotal client meeting that is fast-approaching?
Have a small bedroom but need lots of storage? Then this Hack is for you! Tons of drawer space plus lots of hidden under bed storage!
Stuva Combination with drawers
Malm 3 drawer
Malm 6 drawer
Bekvam step stool
Step 1: Cut the legs off the Fjellse bed.
Step 2: Secure a 2×4 to the wall aligned with the top of the Malm chests.
It happens so fast.An initial idea that germinates and grows. Or a sudden epiphany that strikes like a bolt of lightning. Your new product or service idea begins to have legs, showing future promise after some basic research and counseling.The problem is, there’s no clear path to getting over the startup hump.
How do I overcome my shyness?
How do I conquer my fears?
I want to take a big leap, but I can’t bring myself to approach the ledge… what do I do?
These and similar questions fill my inbox on a regular basis. Many of us long to overcome fears and limiting beliefs, because we think that these are obstacles in our way.
And here’s the thing: it’s not about overcoming.
My sons room is tiny and he wanted a toy bed so I tried to think of a way to make one without taking up too much space. I came up with this idea. The bottom pulls out into bed during the night similar to a Murphy bed, but for teddy.
I painted the unit in black, applied pins and metal wax to front to get the industrial look.
Do you know the habits of wealthy people? Have you ever looked at rich and successful individuals and wanted to be like them one day?
There are eight habits most wealthy people share that have helped them enormously along the way. Find out what they are.
1. They Wake Up Early
Most, if not all, wealthy people are early risers, and that is no coincidence.
“There is such a thing as the pleasure of the expected. Opening routine of ‘Tonight Show’ provides it; millions would feel cheated if the ceremony were changed.”
— Kenneth Tynan, “Fifteen Years of the Salto Mortale,” New Yorker (FYI: salto mortale is the circus term for an aerial somersault performed on a tightrope.)
I definitely feel the pleasure of the expected.
“Raise prices.” – Marc Andreessen
Marc Andreessen (@pmarca) is a legendary figure in Silicon Valley — and worldwide. Even in the epicenter of tech, it’s hard to find a more fascinating icon.
Marc co-created the highly influential Mosaic Internet browser, the first widely used graphical web browser.
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In 2014, we ran a series of articles extolling the virtues and eliminating the myths of the skilled trades. While we were able to cover a lot of ground, there wasn’t room to provide a detailed picture of all the various trades out there for men to pursue.