May 2011

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Your Signature Dish: Wüsthof Classic Ikon Chef Knife Set Giveaway

by Brett & Kate McKay

In his post about the kitchen knives every man should own, Matt Moore recommended Wusthof knives for all your kitchen cutlery needs. The folks at Wusthof saw the article and offered to give away a set of their classic Ikon chef knives to one lucky AoM reader. I love giving stuff away on AoM, especially […]

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How Shifty Powers Regained Confidence, and How You Can, Too

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Photo courtesy of the Powers family. Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Marcus Brotherton, the author of 3 books about the legendary men of WWII’s Easy Company, including the newly released Shifty’s War. Confidence can be a sneaky thing, playing hide and seek throughout life. No, it’s not something we’re born with and never […]

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The Art of Conversation: How to Avoid Conversational Narcissism

by Brett & Kate McKay

Last month I met up with an old friend I hadn’t seen in forever to have lunch. Having both read and written about how to be an effective and charismatic conversationalist, I followed the old dictum of listening more than talking and asking the other person engaging questions about themselves. This is supposed to charm […]

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