Jocko Willink: Navy SEAL & Leader of Men

Throughout this article I will reference this interview that Jocko Willink did with Tim Ferriss. Whenever I bring in a quote I will indicate the time that it occurred in the podcast, I.e. (38:14).  Jocko Willink is a musclebound former Navy…
How to get a job teaching English

How to Get Your First Job Teaching English

Teaching English is the easiest way to live abroad. As long as you're a native speaker and you've got a university degree (any subject), many places want you. Popular options include, Japan China Indonesia Vietnam Cambodia …

What is SMV? (Sexual Marketplace Value)

SMV stands for Sexual Marketplace Value (how desirable you are to the opposite sex). SMV can help you to understand men and woman's changing desirability and to pick a better long term mate when you're ready. Section 1 provides context and Section…
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The Difference Between Active and Passive Hobbies

All hobbies are not created equal, active hobbies are the most rewarding. When you practice an active hobby you make something unique and learn valuable skills. Some examples, Writing Talking to girls Learning a language Jiu Jitsu …
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Responsibility & Honesty: Lessons from Jordan Peterson

A psychologist and professor at the University of Toronto, Jordan Peterson's audience is 80% male (particularly young men). Peterson has speculated that he resonates with men because he encourages a philosophy of responsibility and achievement. A…
How to understand women

How to Understand Women - 3 Books That Help

When seeking to understand women you must ignore her words and focus on her actions. However, you can see her actions and still be baffled. So we turn to books. These three have been instrumental in my journey of deciphering female psychology. 1.…

Three Changes to the 10,000 Hour Rule

The 10,000 hour rule claims that to reach the top 0.01% level of skill you'll need 10,000 or more hours of practice. As a conceptualization of mastery this is a good idea. However, we must address several caveats. One can be unbelievably…
What is an alpha male

What is an Alpha Male?

Author Rollo Tomassi makes a good point: each man tends to define “alpha” differently. One guy defines alpha as confidence in social situations and a muscular physique. Another considers alpha to be emotional control and an intimate understanding…
33 Books to read before you die

33 Books to Read Before You Die

Happiness / Being Content 1. Mastery Mastery looks at intuition and the process of going from no skill to world class. It's also a case study of many famous/revered people and what their learning process looked like. Finally, Greene touches…