What Are You Putting Off?

Moses spoke to the heads of the tribes of the people of Israel, saying, “This is what the Lord has commanded. If a man vows a vow to the Lord, or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

-Numbers 30:1-2

In the past, we’ve talked a lot about integrity – being true not only to others, but more importantly, to yourself.  How many men here, yours truly included have said you would do something and not followed through?  Do not make excuses such as the task was small or trivial.  Did you say “I will do this” and then not do it? Continue reading “What Are You Putting Off?”

The 5 Tenets of Taekwondo

The 5 tenets of Taekwondo are basic attributes expected out of every student that decides to take part in a class, but I would argue they are valuable for everyone to work on improving, not just martial artists.

For just 5 basic tenets, there seems to be a lot of confusion and controversy around them and their meaning.  It’s my goal to help clear some of this up as well as provide my take on them.  If these types of articles are something our readers are interested in, I will go on to cover the tenets/principles of other martial arts in the future.  Let’s begin. Continue reading “The 5 Tenets of Taekwondo”

The Real Problem With Being A Nice Guy

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”

-Albert Einstein

A few weeks back I was listening to a podcast that was interviewing Dr. Robert Glover, author of the well-known book No More Mr. Nice Guy and a point he made about the importance of integrity really stood out to me.

Too often we focus on the values of integrity with regard to our external situation – Continue reading “The Real Problem With Being A Nice Guy”