women self defense 225x190 Becoming a warrior in todays society   Courage

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.”  (James Neil Hollingworth)   The modern day warrior recognizes this and understands that courage is working through one’s fears. Anyone who goes through basic training in the Navy, known as boot camp, must do a qualifying swim. […]

LWR 280x190 Becoming a warrior in todays society   Values

One thing that sets the warrior apart from others is a clear system of values. Values give you the standards you use to make the decisions of how you should act and what you should do in all kinds of different situations. The values of respect, compassion, self-esteem, honesty, and self-discipline help you to examine […]

fevJsM5O1 280x190 Becoming a warrior in todays society   Leadership and Vision, Part 2

Earlier, we talked about how a leader has a vision that he communicates to others and gets them to follow.  But there is another aspect of leadership that will help fulfill the vision. A leader is a servant to the people he leads. He helps his followers to see themselves as more than they already […]

WhiteBeltNeverGaveUp 280x190 Becoming a warrior in todays society   Leadership and Vision

In the past, I have discussed some generalities .  I’d like to start narrowing down to specifics, and we will start with leadership and vision. Warriors are leaders.  Even though they may be following orders from others, they are the ones leading in executing those orders.  They are the ones reacting to changes and adjusting […]