Posts tagged 2019
Historic Gigster – Rob Roy and Becoming Legendary Through Honorable Acts

To quote the Rob Roy movie: “All men with honor are kings. But not all kings have honor.” Finding honorable things to do may take some thought and these things may be very small. Perhaps it requires pulling a thoughtful quote from a presentation that you made. Another idea is to share the charitable work you are involved in. Another way is being recognized for the way you treat your employees or clients. These could be small acts, but taken together, they establish an honorable presence.

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Historic Gigster – Redbad, the King Who Knew How to Ride the Tide

I had never heard of Redbad. Frankly, the name sounded like something the folks at Disney would have dreamed up to sell more theater tickets, so I started to watch this with considerable skepticism, but I was pleasantly surprised. Now it’s not historically perfect and some of the scenes drag on far too long, but if you like the History Channel’s Vikings or you need another Braveheart-fix before you do your taxes this year, Redbad is pretty good. For me it launched a whole new interest and I started to seek out this history I knew so little about. Yes, Redbad was a real person and yes, that was his name.

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Historic Gigster - How the Harnessing of Fire Changed Early Humans and What We Can Learn from This

Forest fires, whether caused by lightening or a volcanic eruption, must initially have been a terrifying and calamitous event for early humans. However, what remained in its wake was sure to be a significant discovery. Among the devastation they found newly cooked food that was easier to find and collect, but also easier to eat: nuts were exposed, grains and roots were softened, and meat was tender.

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