It took nearly seven months before I decided to publish on the Manifesto of Perfection again, the place I recorded my thoughts and opinions of all things self-improvement. Last week I marked my return, where for the first time ever I featured work that wasn't my own - a beautiful poem by Charles Bukowski 'So you want … Continue reading Slight return
Fight Club: Raymond K Hessel – A Near Life Experience
Fight Club, an entertaining book and film has many teachings for life - not just on masculinity but also on self-improvement, motivation and making the most out of your potential. A near life experience? One of the most compelling scenes is when Tyler Durden or the Narrator (depending on whether you are consuming the film … Continue reading Fight Club: Raymond K Hessel – A Near Life Experience
How to win friends and influence people
I have recently read the book How to Win Friends and Influence People - a book that is probably one of the most famous self-improvement books ever published. From reading a number of self-improvement or business books, at some point How to Win Friends... is usually referenced at some point, but despite this I had never bothered … Continue reading How to win friends and influence people
Review: Jessica Ennis – Unbelievable
Review: Jessica Ennis - Unbelievable: To inspire my training for Badass Mudder I have utilised my library membership reading the biographies of a number of athletes to inspire me and to get an understanding on the way of the winner. I started off with Jessica Ennis - Unbelievable. Unfortunately a few pages in you are … Continue reading Review: Jessica Ennis – Unbelievable
Panic attack! …. Death? It’s Funny? ha! ha!
So what next? This week was the first time I missed my weekly deadline since starting Manifesto of Perfection. I am kind of pissed off about it, as the blog always represented my desire to do something constructive and keep accountability of my self-development. If I get in the habit of missing weekly writings how … Continue reading Panic attack! …. Death? It’s Funny? ha! ha!
Review: Bachelor Pad Economics
Bachelor Pad Economics by Aaron Clarey As I started reading Bachelor pad economics, my first impression that this was going to be a blunt, no-nonsense approach about all things financial for men. And I do mean all things - this covers a life cycle starting with the young man considering college/university to planning for … Continue reading Review: Bachelor Pad Economics