Warrior Virtues: The simple characteristics that separate the ordinary man from the uncommon man

Warrior Virtues: The simple characteristics that separate the ordinary man from the uncommon man

In episode 7 of the Podcast I talked about the thief and the warrior.

We all have these two opposing forces inside of us every day.  One of them is the warrior or the man we are made to be, and the other is the thief or the man that wants to keep us from being the warrior.

We should all now realize that we are in a battle and be taking action to combat the thief.

However, what kinds of virtues or character traits should we be seeking to possess, develop and hone?

I wanted to do some research on what other warrior cultures throughout history had for their virtues, and what I found was mostly the same across all of them.

Which leads me to believe that we are all looking to the same thing.

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Why every man needs a mission: How to get focused, recharged and back on the front-lines

Why every man needs a mission: How to get focused, recharged and back on the front-lines

I don't talk about this much, and have really only spoken of it once or twice.

When I got out of the military in 2005 it was very difficult for me to adapt back in to civilian life, and to this day I still struggle.

I couldn't find a job for months, and the skills that I had gained were of no value to most employers. They didn't care that I had served my country, or that I had made E-5 in 4 years. They didn't care about my good conduct medals, or that I had supervised a watch center or strike intelligence analysis cell.

My skills and knowledge were overlooked.

Maybe it was me. 

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GORUCK Heavy: The after action report of D-Day 2018, in Chicago with Cadre Shredder. Water, Mosquito's and endless physical training

GORUCK Heavy: The after action report of D-Day 2018, in Chicago with Cadre Shredder. Water, Mosquito's and endless physical training

This is the AAR for the GoRuck Heavy D-Day memorial that I had the privilege to be a part of on June 1, 2018. Before this event I had only participated in one other GoRuck event which was a custom GrowRuck Tough associated with F3. I knew this would be a significant undertaking however I had no idea just what this amazing event would entail.

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How to Live Like a Martian: Lessons from Mark Watney the Botanist

How to Live Like a Martian: Lessons from Mark Watney the Botanist

First. I love movies, good ones anyway.

Second. This one is full of practical applicable wisdom for everyday life.

The movie is about a team of astronauts that have gone to Mars for research. They get caught in a windstorm or dust-storm (Which by the way scientists say could never happen.)

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The Thief and The Warrior: A man has to know that there is a battle going on

The Thief and The Warrior: A man has to know that there is a battle going on

The thief is anything that is preventing you from becoming the man or person that you were made to be. The thief can be your thoughts, your addictions, or any distraction in your life.

That thief is looking to destroy you, run you aground and keep you off track.

I let that thief run my life. I paid for it.

That thief is what runs this world. and looks desperately for anyone that it can mislead and keep off course. Now you know why I say that there is a battle going on everyday. There is a war waging inside of you between who you are, and who you are meant to be.

That battle cannot be won on your own. You need strength, power, and truth from something bigger than yourself.

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