Tag Archives: Sovereign Individual

Hunter-Gatherer: the full list

50.  Never let the fire go out. For the hunter-gather of the 21st century, the full list from Nicholas Bate, here. Advertisements

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Greatest speeches in history? #writing

Here’s a great resource: the 35 greatest speeches in history, according to the Art of Manliness blog. The list, with descriptions and excerpts, ranges from the Ancients up to date; from Cicero and Demosthenes, via Chief Joseph and William Wilberforce, … Continue reading

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Pfeffer on Power

I loved Jeffrey Pfeffer’s 2010 book Power: Why Some People Have It – and Others Don’t. Here’s an overview of Pfeffer’s work (from Theodore Kinni), along with a five minute video of him talking about Power.  

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Right effort – @patrickrhone

Patrick Rhone on the Buddhist concept of Right Effort, here. I like the concept.  It seems wholly aligned with finding balance.

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Pension? Don’t worry, be happy – Nicholas Bate

An altogether healthier, alternative plan from Nicholas Bate: Start now a plan to do work you enjoy. And why would you stop doing it? … The full three-step plan, here.

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Echoes through time: what guides the actions of the wise

“Observe carefully what guides the actions of the wise, and what they shun or seek.” Marcus Aurelius (AD 120 – 180), Meditations

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12 Habits That Set Ultra Successful People Apart – Travis Bradberry

I put his in my “must read” list and have only just found it again.  A fascinating article by Travis Bradberry, co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0: 1. They’re Composed 2. They’re Knowledgeable 3. They’re Deliberate 4. They Speak with Certainty … Continue reading

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