The Six Secrets of Effective Goals 2

The Six Secrets of Effective Goals
I don’t care how much power, brilliance or energy you have, if you don’t harness it and focus it on a specific target, and hold it there you’re never going to accomplish as much as your ability warrants. – Zig Ziglar Learning to set effective goals – goals that actually get done – can make ...

How To Plan Better By Playing Chess 1

How To Plan Better By Playing Chess
Editor’s Note: This article is by a rather distinguished guest author, Benjamin Franklin.  Although written more than two centuries ago, his piece, originally titled The Morals of Chess, still has value for us today. The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course ...

The Definitive Guide To Adhesive Tape 6

The Definitive Guide To Adhesive Tape
“One only needs two tools in life: WD-40 to make things go, and duct tape to make them stop.” – G. Weilacher Tape is a versatile tool that can be used to complete temporary repairs, build electrical circuits, and complete innumerable other projects. Every man should keep a good stock of tape on hand to ...

101 Keyboard Shortcuts: Little-Known Ways To Save Time and Do More 5

101 Keyboard Shortcuts: Little-Known Ways To Save Time and Do More
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. – Benjamin Franklin With the advent of computers, we have an excellent opportunity to save time.  Mathematical calculations which used to take hours can now be completed in seconds, and tasks such as writing are shortened by ...

A Short Guide To Manly Journaling 3

A Short Guide To Manly Journaling
“What is a diary as a rule? A document useful to the person who keeps it. Dull to the contemporary who reads it and invaluable to the student, centuries afterwards, who treasures it.” – Sir Walter Scott Keeping a journal, once a manly activity, has recently come to be viewed as a feminine pastime.  However, ...

7 Steps To Successful Problem Solving 3

7 Steps To Successful Problem Solving
It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer. – Albert Einstein Every man should know how to solve a problem quickly, efficiently, and permanently. Unfortunately, problem solving is a rare skill that very few people possess.  This is because the majority of would-be solution finders skip many of the ...

A Manly Manifesto 10

A Manly Manifesto
Friends and readers, I am pleased to present you with my new special report, A Manly Manifesto. In this thirty-three page manifesto, you will learn seventeen of the distinguishing traits of manly men. Once you finish reading the manifesto, you can use the action plan at the end to apply the principles discussed to your ...

7 Keys to Gentlemanly Debate 8

7 Keys to Gentlemanly Debate
“Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate.” – Hubert H. Humphrey, 38th U.S. Vice President Manly debate is an activity which few modern men understand.  Once a common interest of all Americans, true debate has been confused and discouraged. Unfortunately, most debates today quickly become emotionally-charged arguments that end with ...

The Ultimate Guide To Essay Writing (In 7 Steps) 4

The Ultimate Guide To Essay Writing (In 7 Steps)
“A word is not the same with one writer as with another.  One tears it from his guts.  The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket.” – Charles Peguy Every man should be able to write an organized, logical, and persuasive essay.  Especially in our modern Information Age, good writing skills are crucial to ...

Was That Really The Right Word? 8

Was That Really The Right Word?
“Ignorant people think it’s the noise which fighting cats make that is so aggravating, but it ain’t so; it’s the sickening grammar they use.” – Mark Twain One important mark of a gentleman is a strong grasp of the English language (or the language in his particular country).  Unfortunately, many men today do not understand ...