23 May , 17

Knots and other skills

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Knots, chopping wood and pull-ups are the focus of this skills article because modern men spend a lot of their time fiddling with their computers or tinkering with their cars, but they’ve lost a lot of the skills that made us… well… useful! There may come a time when you’ll need to “get back to the […]

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8 May , 17

Read a map and other lost skills

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Who needs to read a map anymore? Can you carve a turkey? What if your son or daughter gets a burn… don’t do what my mom did and put butter on it! God love her but my mom wasn’t up on her first aid skills when i was a kid. Navigating by map doing recon […]

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20 Apr , 17

Skills For Men Part 2

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In this short article we take a closer look at some basic skills for men. Roles in society have shifted however there are still a basic set of skills men should possess regardless of any ideologies. What does it mean to “be a man”? In ancient times, that meant being able to hunt and bring […]

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9 Apr , 17

Man Skills – Part 1

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Man skills refers to the skills your Grandfather and Great Grandfather had but are slowly diminishing in our modern times. I’ve put together a list of some man skills that are both nice to have and essential for you to stand apart from pack.  It doesn’t matter if you are in the middle of a […]

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2 Apr , 17

Schadenfreude – Your brain on hate

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The concept of Schadenfreude is concept deeply woven into the culture of policing and special operations as well as corporate and political cultures. During my 20’s, I had just left the military to actively pursue a career in policing. A friend of mine was a high level undercover operator in our national police force, and […]

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