The 15 Minute Renaissance Man

The 15 Minute Renaissance Man
“Our liberty depends on our education, our laws, and habits… it is founded on morals and religion, whose authority reigns in the heart…” – Fisher Ames, American Founding Father Cultivation of a sharp and able mind is not merely a benefit to ourselves, it is a duty we owe to our heritage and to our ...

Do You Hear The Echoes? 1

As you may have noticed, soon after returning I disappeared again.  This time, the departure will be more long-term. Soon after starting to write again, I learned of an accounting internship with CollegePlus! that would give me valuable experience while enabling me to graduate from college free of debt.  After praying about and discussing this ...

How To Measure Your Creative Thinking Abilities

How To Measure Your Creative Thinking Abilities
“There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all.” – Edward de Bono Not only is creativity one of the most important skills a man should possess, but it is also one of the most difficult to gain.  Thinking outside of the box requires concentration and constant exercise to remain ...

Are You Measuring With The Right Yard Stick? 3

Are You Measuring With The Right Yard Stick?
“There is a way that seemeth right to a man: but the issues thereof are the ways of death.” – Proverbs 14:12 Every human being, whether consciously or not, has a life goal. They have a “dream situation” that they are working to attain. But what is that dream situation? And, more importantly, is that ...

6 Hobbies You Can Turn Into Businesses 5

6 Hobbies You Can Turn Into Businesses
“We need more entrepreneurs in private and public life.” – Tom Watkins Although it is certainly not for everyone, entrepreneurship, the process of starting a business, is an excellent way for people to make money doing things they enjoy. Surprisingly, the hobby that you enjoy doing in your spare time might actually be something that ...

9 Reasons Every Man Should Complete Internships During College 1

9 Reasons Every Man Should Complete Internships During College
“When employers are looking at job candidate, work experience is one of the things they look for.” – Camille Luckenbaugh Getting an internship (similar to a short-term apprenticeship) is an excellent way for college students to gain this important work experience… while building a strong network and possibly even making a little money. Today, we ...

How To Write (And Publish) a Magazine Article 1

How To Write (And Publish) a Magazine Article
“After an article ran in Farm Show magazine, we received calls from all around the world and sold about 10 to 15 products from one free article. That’s cheap advertising!” – Bob Wietharn For a normal man, writing a magazine article brings many benefits. It can draw new customers to your business, help you build ...

Needed: Manliness in Politics

Needed: Manliness in Politics
In the 19th century, Josiah Gilbert Holland wrote a prayer about the need for godly and upright politicians.  Although it was originally written more than a hundred years ago, this poem is, if anything, more relevant today than ever before. God give us men!  A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith, ...

8 Ways To Read More And Pay Less 10

8 Ways To Read More And Pay Less
“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” – Margaret Fuller Reading is a very important part of a man’s lifelong education, but it can also become an expensive practice. With the price of new books growing all the time, many men simply cannot afford to get many books. However, that need not be. By looking in ...

7 Ways To Maintain Your Virtual Reputation 7

7 Ways To Maintain Your Virtual Reputation
“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” – Benjamin Franklin With the advent of the internet men today are faced with a new opportunity… and danger. If you develop a strong virtual reputation, the internet could help you get a job, but, conversely, a ...