How to Make Friends in a New City | The Art of Manliness


Every year, roughly 15% of the population of America relocates. If we expand that to a five-year period, that number balloons to 40%. Most moves are within about 50 miles, but one-fifth of those relocaters change states. My wife (Jane) and I moved from Des Moines, Iowa to Denver, Colorado about 10 months ago. We … Continue reading How to Make Friends in a New City | The Art of Manliness

These are my thoughts… (a post from my friend)


A fantastic post by a good friend…..   These are my thoughts... ...shared mostly so you can understand where I am coming from, even if you disagree with me. It is 11:47 pm right now and I should be sleeping. I should be sleeping but I am unable to. One hour ago, it appeared that … Continue reading These are my thoughts… (a post from my friend)

I was Raised in a Home…


I was born and raised in a home that thought respect was a good thing, that children showed respect to their elders, at all times, regardless of what the child thought of them. I was raised in a home where manners was a requirement to eat at the dinner table, for everyone, guest included. I … Continue reading I was Raised in a Home…

9 Timeless Leadership Lessons from Cyrus the Great


I found this on the web and thought it would be a good article to share. I hope you enjoy. -------START------ 9 Timeless Leadership Lessons from Cyrus the Great Cyrus The Great (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Forget 1-800-CEO Read. The greatest book on business and leadership was written in the 4th century BC by a Greek … Continue reading 9 Timeless Leadership Lessons from Cyrus the Great

McLeadership


McDonalds' sign in Harlem. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) What is Leadership? What makes a leader? How does one become a leader. Theses are questions that many people ask, and for everyone person who asks, there are dozens of books, seminars and blog sites like this one with answers. But how do you know who is right. … Continue reading McLeadership

The Three Types of Change


All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward. Ellen Glasgow Being interested in and involved in the “Change” industry, I found this quote to be dead on, All too often we tend to think that if we are changing, it must be a positive thing, that we must be growing is some … Continue reading The Three Types of Change

Did Jesus set us up for Failure?


  Jesus H. Christ (Photo credit: angelofsweetbitter2009) "I give you a new commandment: Love one another as I have loved you." (John 13:34) Jesus, after washing the feet of His friends, gave the commandment to love one another as he has loved us, that, my friends, is a hard commandment. The love of Jesus is … Continue reading Did Jesus set us up for Failure?

So, tell me about yourself (How I hate that)


Charlie Brown (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Have you ever sat down and plotted out a course of action for your current work position? I am sure many of you have and think nothing of it. But for me its one of the hardest things to do. There are two things I hate, one is having to … Continue reading So, tell me about yourself (How I hate that)