Winning Friends and Influencing People

Dale Carnegie's best-selling book "How to Win Friends and Influence People" turns 75 this year and its publisher - for better or for worse - is releasing an updated version that deals with the peculiarities of the digital age. Carnegie originally wrote this classic in an era where most communication was face-to-face, so it is …

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The Fountain of Life

  "A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up." ~ Albert Schweitzer Man's obsession with the discovery of the fountain of youth reaches deep into early history. Whether driven by the desire to overcome his mortality or by the quest to rediscover the key to …

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The Art of Manliness: The Secret of Great Men

If you are a guy who wishes he were more of a gentleman, I would highly encourage you to visit The Art of Manliness, an uncommonly rich online resource that aims to "reviv[e] the lost art of manliness." I have found it to be tremendously useful in my pursuit of ongoing refinement and I must …

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The Antidote to Premature Aging

  A friend of mine told me that she was inspired by the example of others recently to start a new hobby. The hobby she chose, rowing, met several criteria for her as it was outdoors, involved opportunities for solitude as well as social time and provided exercise without physical exertion being the central focus. …

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