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“Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual” by Jocko Willink

What better time to remind ourselves of the importance of discipline than as the holidays come to full swing. The distractions and off-ramps that take us farther from our goals are abundant. I’m not saying that these distractions are bad. … Continue reading

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“The War of Art” by Steven Pressfield

Steven Pressfield’s “The War of Art” was an interesting look into the creative mindset. The decision to follow a calling is undoubtedly difficult. The safety, security, and stability of most jobs is one of the sources of resistance most people … Continue reading

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“The Dichotomy Of Leadership” by Jocko Willink & Leif Babin

“The Dichotomy of Leadership” is the follow-on publication to Willink and Babin’s first venture, “Extreme Ownership.” Many of the lessons from the first book are repeated in this book but the authors take a closer look at the dichotomies that … Continue reading

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Thoughts for My Sons: A Collective

This blog itself started as a collection of excerpts from books I have read. As a repository for thoughts, I value having a single collection point of searchable and linkable notes to re-visit easily. So while the blog is for … Continue reading

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Order and Chaos

More to follow but I have begun to see how everything in our “Being” can be ordered into Order and Chaos. Order is the know, Chaos is the unknown. The following is an excerpt from Jordan Peterson’s “12 Rules for … Continue reading

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“The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F#ck” by Mark Manson

This book moved me because it addresses many of the issues we all face today, namely distraction and inundation by the “exceptional” things around us. On social media we only post the best parts of our lives, or the parts … Continue reading

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“Einstein: His Life and Universe” by Walter Isaacson: Part One

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” ~Albert Einstein 1930 Einstein offered her a deal. He would win the Nobel prize someday, he said; if she gave him a divorce, he would give … Continue reading

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