Monthly Archives: March 2014

Personal Management MB+

When I took Personal Management merit badge, I wish they had spent more time in the book promoting the value of planning for retirement from your first paycheck. Now, don’t get me wrong, there’s lots of great information to learn … Continue reading

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What Makes a Leader?

Repost from Check out this video and remember there are a lot of young men who don’t have exposure to leadership development thru Scouting or other programs. Donovan Campbell, author of The Leader’s Code, offers the following quote from Characteristics … Continue reading

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Soccer player admits he wasn’t fouled, rejects penalty kick

Originally posted on For The Win:
Soccer players have been known to take dives, especially in the penalty box, on occasion when things aren’t going their way. But in a crucial Bundesliga game between Werder Bremen and FC Nürnberg —…

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Are You Ready for Natural Disasters?

The 1911 BSA Handbook states …The motto, “Be Prepared,” means that the scout is always in a state of readiness in mind and body to do his duty. To be prepared in mind, by having disciplined himself to be obedient, … Continue reading

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Boy Scouts’ Compromise Happened Long Ago

Boy Scouts’ Compromise Happened Long Ago. (LINK) Repost of an article (from a year ago) by another thoughtful blogger that was pivotal in changing the way I looked at BSA.  It’s not about membership issues for me — now or … Continue reading

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