I’m the biggest cheerleader for guys you will ever meet, but one of the things that drives me nuts is GUYS WON’T READ A BOOK. The reason is the best way to grow and get better is to read good books. It will put you so far ahead of everybody else, they’ll think you’re cheating. […]
What? I’ve never regretted living by the old southern saying, “there’s 2 sides to every story”. The reason is when I tell a story I don’t focus my mistakes but on the mistakes made by others. The problem is, the real truth is usually somewhere in the middle. So What? The internet, FaceBook and Twitter have made […]
After a guy gets a moral code to guide his life, a work ethic to build his life, now he has to live his life. And to do that he’s gonna need a boatload of Common Sense. My late father-in-law had more common sense than any man I’ve ever known. Coy started out life as […]
Where did Southern Gentlemen get their work ethic? It goes all the way back to the way they ended up in the South in the first place. Nobody was just magically transported to Alabama or Mississippi or Georgia. They either rode a boat or horse to get here and it wasn’t easy. There was either […]
Church League softball:Def- a sporting event purported to foster fellowship among members of the Christian faith. Summer in the deep South means lots of things homemade ice cream, spending as much as possible in the water and church league softball. Now if you didn’t grow up in the South or if you did and managed […]
It seems to me the reason so many guys in their 20′s are behaving more like boy who can shave than a man, has as much to do with where they were raised as how they were raised. I know I’m biased but there’s something special about being raised in the South. We have a […]
If you grew up in the South, especially Alabama, you need to read “All Over but the Shoutin’”. The book was written by Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times reporter Rick Bragg and is his look back at growing up dirt poor outside of Anniston Alabama. Bragg deals with feeling like he always had to prove he was good enough to fit in with people who had a better childhood than his and impossible it actually was.
Just an all around great book.
The average commute is 25.5 minutes. Which doesn’t sound like a lot until you do the math: 25.5 minutes one way is 51 minutes per day 51 minutes x 5 days per week is 255 minute per week 255 minutes x 50 weeks per year is 12,750 minutes 12,750 minutes is 8.8 days per year […]
I grew up in a small town in northern Alabama. Small enough that we didn’t get a McDonald’s until I was 12. Because the town was so small, there wasn’t a lot to do in the mid to late 70′s, so it didn’t take much to get the whole town all spun up. People in […]
“Wise men are not always silent but they know when to be” -Unknown Want to know if that girl is interested in you? Want to know if your prospect wants to buy your product? Want to know if the guy interviewing you is really interested in hiring you? You actually can know the answer […]