We value self-discipline as the road to success. We understand that what most of us struggle with is lack of focus. We seek the help of therapists, life coaches and business gurus to give us tips and tricks on how to cut out distractions from our lives, overcome procrastination and become more productive.
Everything starts from the mind. Without thought nothing can actually take place. But that doesn’t make every action equal in value. When we talk about strategy and tactics in business, most business executives use the two terms interchangeably. The argument goes that tactics are strategy and action is strategic.
War is hell. In his address to the graduating class of the Michigan Military Academy on 19 June 1879 William Sherman made a point of mentioning its horrors.
A member of Canada’s highly trained and secretive Joint Task Force 2 broke the long-distance sniper kill-shot record that had previously been held by British, former Corporal of Horse, Craig Harrison.
Better self-control is the Holy Grail of the digital age. Constant stimuli, new technology that we have not yet learnt to operate with, a 24/7 availability and an always-on environment constantly push and pull at our guard, depleting our resources and making it highly likely that we either over-react or are so negatively impacted that we are completely discouraged.
Every book is a journey. Each journey starts from somewhere. Every writer has preconceived notions. These are truisms. The magic happens when the journey changes them and then the writing becomes something special. One part of The Sniper Mind required I find and interview snipers.