Patterson Stark: The 100 and Sexy Manifesto

Patterson Stark: Live Now, Die Later

Creator: Patterson Stark, health practitioner and author of “Live Now, Die Later”

Purpose: Seven simple things that you can do to promote longevity, health and happiness. Plus live to 100 years of age and still be sexy.

The 100 and Sexy Manifesto

1.  Focus on good health! – Know what it take to make the grade and review this often.

2.  Great Relationships are the best medicine! – Do you belong in your tribe?  Have a reason to get up each day and help someone else – it’s strong medicine!

3.  Food is life! – Every 3 hours eat it right, fresh, wholesome – no crap .

4.  Exercise can kill you! – If you don’t get your hour per day and love what you’re doing and who you’re with.

5  Water is the the fountain of life! – Most of us are dehydrated. Water can stop heart attacks, dementia and strokes!

6.  Have a medical plan of prevention! – Not an intervention plan.

7.  Personal time, quiet time! – Reflection and gratitude are the virtual elixir of longevity.

 

Source

Stark Health Website

Live Now, Die Later – Website of the Book

 

Hannah Samuel: The 10 Commandments of Reputation Branding

Hannah Samuel: Reputation Branding Ten CommandmentsCreator: Hannah Samuel, co-author of The Integrity Factor with Ricky Nowak.

Purpose: We need guidelines to make sure we can create and maintain a positive reputation.

The 10 Commandments of Reputation Branding

1. Make it easy for others to speak well of you

2. Keep abreast of changing values and expectations

3. Seek win-win outcomes from every interaction

4. Never assume others think or feel the same way you do

5. Do not gossip or be disparaging about your competitors

6. When in doubt, ask yourself: ‘Is this likely to damage or enhance my reputation?’

7. Accept responsibility and accountability for your actions

8. Avoid over-promising and under-delivering

9. Never breach the bond of trust you build with clients and others

10. Always act with integrity

 

Source

Authors Website: http://www.hannahsamuel.com/

Manifesto spotted in Hannah’s newsletter.

Facebook Page: www.Facebook.com/HannahSamuelSpeaker

Michael Tunison: The Football Fan’s Manifesto

Football Fan Manifesto

Creator: Michael Tunison, football blogger at KissingSuzyKolber.com. His book, The Football Fan’s Manifesto was published by Harper Collins in 2009.

Purpose: The essential rules and ten commandments that every football fan should know.

The Football Fan’s Ten Commandments

1. You Must Choose Your Team by the Age of Eight.

2. Value That Team Above All Else, Even Yourself.

3. Under No Circumstances Can You Switch Teams (And Expect to Live).

4. There is a Limit to the Amount of Merchandise You Can Own (But It’s Very Generous).

5. Sportsmanship is for the Athletes. Fans Can Gloat Endlessly.

6. A Self-Induced Coma to Skip the Off-season is a Practical Solution to an Annoying Problem.

7. An Inoffensive Fantasy Football Name is a Lame Fantasy Football Name.

8. Wealth Doesn’t Matter So Long As You Don’t Have to Work Weekends.

9. Respect Superstitions. If Your Team Lost, It’s Because You Jinxed Them.

10. In Life, the Order of Importance: Football First, Football Second, Football Third, Family . . . uh, I Don’t Know, twelfth?

Source

Book Promo: http://www.harpercollins.com.au/books/Football-Fans-Manifesto-Michael-Tunison/?isbn=9780061735141

Authors Blog: http://kissingsuzykolber.uproxx.com/

Jeff Gailus: The Grizzly Manifesto

The Grizzly Blog

Creator: Jeff Gailus, Journalist and Conversations and author of The Grizzly Blog.

Purpose: Highlight the need for Grizzly Bear conservation in North America.

The Grizzly Manifesto: In Defence of the Great Bear

The following is an extract from the authors blog (source below):

Jeff Galius: The Grizzly Manifesto bookThe grizzly bear, once the archetype for all that is wild, is quickly becoming a symbol of nature’s fierce but flagging resilience in the face of humanity’s growing appetite for natural resources — and of the difficulty our wealth-addicted society has in changing its ways.

North America’s grizzlies survived the arrival of spear-wielding humans 13,000 years ago, outlived the short-faced bear, the dire wolf and the sabre-tooth cat—not to mention mastodons, mammoths and giant ground sloths the size of elephants—but a growing wave of urbanization and industrialization continues to push the Great Bear further north and west, just as it has since Europeans arrived in its home 400 years ago.

Despite their relatively successful recovery in Yellowstone National Park, the bears’ decline in Canada continues largely unchecked. The front line in this centuries-old battle for survival has shifted to western Alberta and southern BC, where outdated mythologies, rapacious industry and disingenuous governments continue to push the Great Bear into the mountains and toward a future that may not have room for them at all.

Source

Article: http://www.canmoreleader.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3139322

Author’s Blog: http://grizzlyblog.blogspot.com/2010/02/grizzly-manifesto.html

Rob Walling: The Micropreneur Manifesto

Rob Walling's Micropreneur Manifesto

Creator: Rob Walling, author of Start Small, Stay Small.

Purpose: Distill the key points you’ll need as a micropreneur or solo founder to create and launch products that make a difference, provide amazing value to niche markets and change their own little corner of the world.

The Micropreneur Manifesto

  1. It’s Much Harder Than It Looks.
  2. There is Power in Working Alone.
  3. Focus on Your Strengths.
  4. Freelancing is Dangerous.
  5. Seek Leverage.
  6. Stay Away from “Moonshot” Ideas.
  7. Product Last. Market First.
  8. Charge for Your Product.
  9. Passion Isn’t All it’s Cracked Up to Be.
  10. The Pressure of Freedom.
  11. Become a Black Belt Internet Marketer.
  12. Think Human Automation.
  13. The More You Do in Public, the Faster Things Will Move.
  14. Failure is an Option.
  15. Live Like a Pauper, Treat Your Business Like a King.
  16. Reject Growth.

Source

Download: http://changethis.com/manifesto/show/80.03.MicropreneurManifesto

Author’s Website: http://www.softwarebyrob.com/

Alina Tugend: The Mistake Manifesto

Alina Tugend Mistake Manifesto

Creator: Alina Tugend, Author of Better By Mistake

Purpose: Our fear of mistakes has a high cost – we spend energy blaming each other and we avoid daring and innovation.

Manifesto

While I am not advocating that we all run around blundering and goofing up all the time—and certainly none of us like dealing with people who make the same mistake over and over—our fear of mistakes has a very high cost.

We exert enormous energy blaming each other when something goes wrong rather than finding a solution. Defensiveness and accusations take the place of apologies and forgiveness. Mistake-avoidance creates workplaces where making changes and being creative while risking failure is subsumed by an ethos of mistake-prevention—at the cost of daring and innovation.

  1. Teach supervisors about growth mindsets versus fixed mindsets.
  2. Make sure you don’t say one thing and do another.
  3. Mimstakes shouldn’t just be accepted, but rewarded.
  4. Learn to communicate well.
  5. Know how to apologise and how to accept apologies.

Source

Download: http://changethis.com/manifesto/show/81.04.MistakeManifesto

Author’s Website: http://www.alinatugend.com/

Allison Nazarian, Love Your Mess

Creator: Allison Nazarian, writer, ghostwriter, copywriter and mum.

Purpose: Because life is messy! And there’s power in honesty, in being real, in being open and in having some fun in the process.

Love Your Mess Manifesto

Love Your Mess Manifesto

Source

Website: http://allisonnazarian.com/love-your-mess-the-book/

Interview with Allison about creating her manifesto: http://geoffmcdonald.com/allison-nazarian-love-your-mess/

Michael Margolis: Believe Me Story Manifesto

Michael Margolis: Believe Me Story Manifesto

Creator: Michael Margolis, Believe Me: Why your vision, brand and leadership need a bigger story.

Purpose: To introduce a series of concepts for how to get others to believe in your story. In other words to create innovations and make change happen.

Believe Me Story Manifesto

1 Meaning

People don’t really buy a product, a solution, or idea, they buy the story that’s attached to it.

2 Perception

A brand is far more than just a name, a logo, or a tagline; it’s the stories that people tell about you.

3 Relationship

Every story exists in relationship to everything else around it.

4 Memory

We all want to look back at the story of our lives, and know that it made sense.

5 Choices

The stories we tell literally make our world.

6 Disbelief

The power of your story grows exponentially as more and more people accept your story as their truth.

7 Culture

If you want to learn about a culture, listen to the stories. If you want to change a culture, change the stories.

8 Leadership

Leaders lead by telling stories that give others permission to lead, not follow.

9 Convergence

Storytelling is our most basic technology, evolved through twenty-first-century innovation.

10 Epic

We all seek to experience our life in the most heroic of terms.

11 Change

Nobody likes a change story, especially a change story we have no control over. What people really need is a continuity story.

12 Identity

Our fate as a species is contained in the story. Both tyranny and freedom are constructed through well-supported narratives.

13 Freedom

Storytelling empowers, because it escapes the need to claim absolute truth.

14 Evolution

Reinvention is the new storyline.

15 Prophesy

Storytelling is like fortune-telling. The act of choosing a certain story determines the probability of future outcomes.

Source

Download the book: www.BelieveMeTheBook.com

Author’s Blog and more: www.GetStoried.com

Thanks to Mark Jones for pointing out this manifesto!

 

The Cluetrain Manifesto

The Cluetrain Manifesto

Creators: Rick Levine, Christopher Locke, Doc Searls and David Weinberger, published as The Cluetrain Manifesto in 1999 by Perseus Books.

Purpose: To spread the word that the internet is changing marketplaces for both consumers and organisations.

Manifesto

Online Markets

Networked markets are beginning to self-organize faster than the companies that have traditionally served them. Thanks to the web, markets are becoming better informed, smarter, and more demanding of qualities missing from most business organisations.

The Cluetrain Manifesto consists of 95 Theses

Here’s the one highlighted on their website as the most important:

We are not seats or eyeballs or end users of consumer. We are human beings – our reach exceeds your grasp. Deal with it.

Here’s their first ten…

1. Markets are conversations.

2. Markets consist of human beings, not demographic sectors.

3. Conversations among human beings sound human. They are conducted in a human voice.

4. Whether delivering information, opinions, perspectives, dissenting arguments or humorous asides, the human voice is typically open, natural, uncontrived.

5. People recognize each other as such from the sound of this voice.

6. The Internet is enabling conversations among human beings that were simply not possible in the era of mass media.

7. Hyperlinks subvert hierarchy.

8. In both internetworked markets and among intranetworked employees, people are speaking to each other in a powerful new way.

9. These networked conversations are enabling powerful new forms of social organization and knowledge exchange to emerge.

10. As a result, markets are getting smarter, more informed, more organized. Participation in a networked market changes people fundamentally.

Sources

Website with all 95 Theses: http://www.cluetrain.com/

Read the entire book online: http://www.cluetrain.com/book/index.html

General: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cluetrain_Manifesto

Thanks to Jeremy Samuels for suggesting this one!

Related Manifestos

 

The Four Hour Work Week

Timothy Ferriss, The Four Hour Work WeekCreator: Timothy Ferriss and published as a book, The Four Hour Work Week .

Purpose: Have us rethink our 9-5 Monday to Friday, live for the weekend deferred lifestyle.

Manifesto

Tim Ferriss’ book title is a great manifesto snapshot:

The Four Hour Work Week : Escape the 9-5, live anywhere and join the new rich.

Ferriss calls for an end to:

  • The 40 hour work week
  • The live for the weekend culture that works five days then has only two days off
  • And an end to the live-to-work deferred lifestyle. Why work the best years of your life? Why die waiting to retire? Or why retire and be too old to do anything?

Tim’s deal is er… TIM’s DEAL. He identifies three lifestyle currencies that you need to manage to live your ideal lifestyle:

  1. Time (Non-renewable)
  2. Income
  3. Mobility

And he has identified four ranked, intra-dependent steps:

  1. Define : Define your ideal lifestyle.
  2. Eliminate : Eliminate everything extraneous.
  3. Automate : Build an automatic, sustainable source of income.
  4. Liberate : Be mobile and free yourself from your location.

Sources

Book Website: http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/
For a great summary of Ferris’ manifesto, grab the Book Rapper issue The Four Hour JOLT!