Slight return

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

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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. One of the most compelling scenes is when Tyler Durden or the Narrator (depending on whether you are consuming the film or book version), puts … Continue reading Fight Club: Raymond K Hessel – a near life experience

….And influence people

I find this a useful infographic to remind on all the main lessons in the book How to Win Friends and Influence people. In reflection, now that I have read the book I don't want to have to keep going back to reading the book I just don't have the time to read the same stuff … Continue reading ….And influence people

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 … 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