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You’ve got the personal development itch once again.
If you’re in desperate need of some motivation, we’re going to fix that problem, right here, right now.
by Robert Greene and Joost Elffers
<img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-26020" title="seals" src="http://content.artofmanliness.com/uploads//2012/07/seals.jpg" alt="" /> Editor’s note: This post is based on a series that was written by the ITS Crew and originally ran on ITS Tactical. Potential Navy SEALs face many challenges during BUD/s (Basic Underwater Demolition/Navy Seal Training) as they become schooled in swimming, diving, parachuting, and enduring grueling physical exercise. Another challenge every candidate must complete is the Underwater Knot Tying Test.
For the vast majority of people, confidence and ease come with practice and accomplishment. But even being at the height of your career is no guarantee you'll feel comfortable in your own professional skin—" imposter syndrome " is common even for those at the top, experts say. It turns out not only are there ways to manage your feelings of being a fraud, but the worry about being unmasked actually has its upsides.
robert greene's 48 laws of power Transcribed from The 48 Laws of Power (1998) by Robert Greene. "We have to seem fair and decent. So we need to be subtle, congenial yet cunning, democratic yet devious."
April 9th, 2012
Secrets to complaining effectively, motivating loved ones, and getting what you want without being a jerk. Illustrations by Lou Brooks
They say you should never judge a book by its cover.
Sometimes we just need to remember what the 12 Rules of Life really are:
We all want to be attractive.
Whether you're an office guy who needs to look sharp for the competition, or a creative type who dresses up because he likes to, the suit is the basic building block of looking good.
Ever since it swaggered on to UK screens three and a half years ago, Mad Men has infiltrated our lives — one troublingly strong cocktail at a time. But for those wishing to pay tribute to Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce without turning their liver into something resembling a hardy leather brogue, help is on the way.
The world is a hard place to survive. Falling in love. Broken hearts.
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, you don’t need to wait a long time in order to see the measurable results that come from taking positive action.