Friday, December 9, 2011
Book Review - The Man Test
FATHERS, SONS, BROTHERS, AND HUSBANDS-
It's Time to Man Up!
Forget all those obsolete sports stats and useless action movie facts. Test your knowledge in the real categories that make a man, from finance and negotiation to etiquette and domestic skills.
The Test and Urban and Outdoor Survival
1. A bear is about to attack you. You should...
(a) Run away as fast as you can
(b) Slowly back away, speak softly, and avoid eye contact
(c) Stand tall, act aggressive, and shout
2. (True/False) Your chances of surviving a plane crash improve 40% by sitting towards the front.
3. In a hurricane, what are you most likely to die from?
(a) High winds and flying debris
(b) Government rescue efforts
(c) Inland flooding
4. Your car veers off a bridge. What should you do?
(answers: b, false, c, get out-fast)
About the Author
Robert Dodenhoff is a devoted single father committed to raising his own boys (Alex, 13, Brett, 16 and Conner, 18) to be independent, self-confident and successful men. As an accomplished entrepreneur, Dodenhoff spent many years buying, operating and selling radio stations throughout the east. He also co-founded, and later sold, CharlestonSeafood.com, a web-based company specializing in delivering fresh seafood overnight throughout the United States. In addition, he's the founder and president a non-profit education company offering web-based advice to youths on life-critical issues. Dodenhoff is currently the owner and President of American Drug Testing (occupational drug-testing company), and OvernightDNA (DNA testing company)--both based in Charleston, SC. Dodenhoff and his companies have appeared in print, television and internet, including USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Food Network, The Associated Press, NPR Radio, PC World, and Network World. Many of the activities he enjoys with his boys are backpacking, snow skiing, golf, traveling, and boating. During his spare time, Dodenhoff plays drums in the original/cover bands Trancefusion and Put Tudy on the Train. Robert received a Business Administration Degree with high honors from Rochester Institute of Technology.
My Take on the Book
This was a fun book that will truly challenge your manliness. In going through the book itself you will be amazed at what you do not know.as a man. I loved the different components of the nine chapters as it made me think outside of the box and learn a large amount about myself personally and about myself as a man. This was a fun book that any man will enjoy reading!
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