Article of ArtOfManliness.com about how to behave in a conversation. Written in 1692, but still true today. In today’s world I feel that regaining the virtues of a gentlemen is very worthwhile and can set you apart both in business and private. Let us honor our ancestors by rediscovering the virtues of civilized character and manners.
Don’t lie or come near to it “Lying is a great offense against humanity itself; for where there is no regard to truth there can be no safe society between man and man …”
Be soft spoken, never interrupt, get loud or reproachful
Listen a lot, talk a little “lest you rob yourself at the opportunity to gain knowledge, wisdom, and experience by listening to those whom you silence by your “impertinent talking.””
The way you communicate reflects strongly on your character.
How can you polish your manners in order to be a pleasure to communicate with?
Development is fantasy for anyone who can’t explain their Focus.
TED Talk from Manoush Zomorodi about Boredom: Science proves that we are most innovative when we are bored. Combine this with a generation which has always access to “smart”phone and a workplace where being always busy is a batch of honor and you see a huge problem, a whole generation and workforce with limited ability to solve problems creatively. Keep on reading…
Posture corrector I use which seems to be useful, but is a bit uncomfortable. 4.5/5
There is hope for my posture!
A couple of weeks ago I was training in a forest with a Filipino Martial Arts Master and friend of mine, Jefferson Panes. He noticed my bad posture (not a first, sadly) and gave me his own posture corrector (amazon.de & amazon.com affiliate links, German one is cheaper). He basically ordered me to buy one and wear it straight for one year. I was able to feel muscle soreness in my back after a short training with this on, so I decided to learn more. Keep on reading…
The Way to Get Started Is to Stop Talking and Begin Doing