Tag: Scholar

Scholar Skill – Playing Games with Your Money

I hate money.  I hate that I need Money.  I hate that I have to work for it… I hate managing it. On the other hand, I love games.  Not just any games though… the real “grindy”  treadmill games, that take days and months to progress through.  If only my budget was a game like

Scholar Skill – 9 Questions to Find Purpose

The Archetype of the Scholar is one that is ever searching for truth and knowledge.  One of our greatest quest for knowledge is to define and understand our purpose in life.  Knowing our purpose at a given moment enables us to set goals that resonate with us and guide us in taking actions that will

Book Review – The Hero with a Thousand Faces

Warning… Do not read “The Hero with A Thousand Faces” unless you want to completely loose your ability to have thew wool pulled over your eyes by surface level story telling and week literary troupes. Joseph Campbell spent a life time learning and teaching the story of stories.  His understanding of the human mono-myth (or

Meaning in Symbols

Each triangle represents one of the Archetypes of Skill, The Warrior, The Scholar, and The Monk.  They converge in the center, representing how mastery of each skill set is dependent on the others.  Inscribing the triangles in the circle shows the whole person is made up of the three archetypes.  To be a master requires

Scholar Skill: Introduction to Critical Thinking

Above all else, to develop scholar skills we have to be capable of critical thinking.  This article is an introduction to the core concepts of critical thinking and will give you the initial tools you need to start expanding ability to think critically.

Scholar Skill: Read Like a Graduate Student

One of the first classes I took when I started my Masters Program at the National Intelligence University really changed my approach to research, analysis, and report writing.  The professor gave us a piece of advice that has helped me get through piles of books and power read through academic research.  It's a simple set

Scholar Skill: Get Some Knowledge

My dad was always known as the smartest man in camp.  As a lifelong scouter and scoutmaster he would spend a couple weeks out of every year camping with the boys.  One of the things he was known for was playing ask me anything.  He seemed to be an endless fount of knowledge.  He could