Tag Archives: Self-Help

Winning Friends and Influencing People

Dale Carnegie’s best-selling book “How to Win Friends and Influence People” turns 75 this year and its publisher – for better or for worse – is releasing an updated version that deals with the peculiarities of the digital age. Carnegie … Continue reading

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Your Touchstone

If you wish to live an uncommon life you must be willing to develop a personal touchstone, a means of sorting through the mountain of information you encounter from day-to-day. What is true and what is not? Which are the diamonds and which are cubic zirconia? Continue reading

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Adding Value

“Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.” ~ Albert Einstein I’ve been meeting with various members of my team about their plans for 2011 and while the details are unique … Continue reading

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The Fountain of Life

  “A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.” ~ Albert Schweitzer Man’s obsession with the discovery of the fountain of youth reaches deep into early history. Whether driven by … Continue reading

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The Art of Manliness: The Secret of Great Men

If you are a guy who wishes he were more of a gentleman, I would highly encourage you to visit The Art of Manliness, an uncommonly rich online resource that aims to “reviv[e] the lost art of manliness.” My brother-in-law, … Continue reading

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The Antidote to Premature Aging

  A friend of mine told me that she was inspired by the example of others recently to start a new hobby. The hobby she chose, rowing, met several criteria for her as it was outdoors, involved opportunities for solitude … Continue reading

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