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What are a Man's Four Most Important Areas in Life?


#1

If you could pick four areas of life for a man to focus his time and attention towards that would benefit him the most, what would these four areas be?

A a young man in the pursuit of excellence, I would like to hear your opinions.

To keep it simple
4 words
4 areas
1 word for each area


#2

Integrity
Honesty
Balance
Passion


#3

I can boil it down to one word: stoicism. In the words of Epictetus the stoic can be “sick and yet happy, in peril and yet happy, dying and yet happy, in exile and happy, in disgrace and happy,”


#4

Integrity
Poise
Balance
Simplicity


#5

Integrity
Passion
Commitment
Professionalism


#6

Integrity
Courage
Discipline
Effort


#7

I like commitment too.


#8

I don’t know, man.


#9

Relationships
Communication
Integrity
Passion

If you have those, you’ll go a long way


#10

I see integrity is a popular choice?heres 4 NEW words for the thread

instinct
leadership
capability
awareness


#11

[quote]Lift or die wrote:
A a young man in the pursuit of excellence, I would like to hear your opinions.

[/quote]

I think the above answers are great, especially for men further along the path of life.

For a young man, however, let us not overlook the rather obvious…

Pussy
Money
Experience
Improvement


#12

King
Warrior
Magician
Lover


#13

Picker
Grinner
Lover
Sinner


#14

[quote]Lift or die wrote:

A a young man in the pursuit of excellence, I would like to hear your opinions.

[/quote]

Don’t
Pursue
Imagine
Become


#15

Self-mastery
Achievement
Learning
Relationships


#16

This is vague enough to be practically useless but

Competence
Learning
Integrity
Service


#17

You guys have it all wrong. Regardless of your views on life, it comes down to:

Fuck
Bitches
Get
Money


#18

Honesty
Confidence
Strength
Aggression


#19

Biceps
Shoulders
Traps
Chest


#20

[quote]csulli wrote:

Aggression[/quote]

Careful with this one. Like anger and fear, a very powerful and wonderful thing, but it has to be used correctly. Checked when needed and let loose when appropriate, it is a truly time tested weapon of those that win at life. But when wielded inappropriately, the downfall of many a great man.