BUSHIDO THE SOUL OF JAPAN BY INAZO NITOBÉ, A.M., Ph.D.

HONOR that it is high time I should pause a few moments for the consideration of this feature of the Precepts of Knighthood. The sense of honor, implying a vivid consciousness of personal dignity and worth, could not fail to characterize the samurai, born and bred to value the duties and privileges of their profession. Though the word ordinarily given …

Beaufort businessman paints over graffiti on street signs and a building for sale.

A sign on Billy Gavigan’s office wall reads, “Action = Results.” “I was a Marine,” he says. On Easter Sunday he was riding around the Beaufort area with his young daughter when he took spontaneous action on something that has been gnawing at him for years. He spun his vehicle around, went to Lowe’s and bought paint and supplies. Two …

Billy Gavigan voices concerns about planning and the impacts on retailers featured in the APA

Those anonymous signs on Boundary Street: ‘Stupid,’ or do they have a point? 2017-11-15 | ISLAND PACKET Nov. 15 –As a $33 million Beaufort road project takes final shape, residents are still airing concerns about navigating the 1.2-mile stretch of Boundary Street almost two years after ground was broken.Signs placed along Boundary Street this week by an anonymous citizen hint …

GAVIGAN HOMES AND PARTNERS SHOW SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY FOR HURRICANE SANDY

Gavigan Homes and partners show southern hospitality To NY/NJ for hurricane Sandy Relief for Sandy victims Many restaurants, businesses, churches and residents are collecting donations to benefit victims of Super storm Sandy. For a complete list of donation drop-off locations, go to the Facebook page “Low Country Relief for Victims of Hurricane Sandy.” Whenever a hurricane threatened the Lowcountry, Kate Swisher could …

The Laws of Marines and Samurais by Billy Gavigan

It is the Warrior Class who gives the Constitution or a Corporation its power of the people.. The Warrior class does not serve a King or a President they serve the constitution..  Forwarded by Billy Gavigan with Honor: U.S. Marine Corps Rules:   1. Be courteous to everyone, friendly to no one. 2. Decide to be aggressive enough, quickly enough. …

7 things You will not learn in an Ivy League MBA Program

Would you spend $200,000 on something if it didn’t make you happier? As it turns out, you can invest over $200,000 on a top MBA program these days and while you will on average earn more and have a better network upon graduation, that $200,000 investment does not guarantee you will feel happier. Ten Things They Don’t Tell You In …

From Parris Island to the Lion’s Den

A STORY OF 5TH MARINES AND A SECOND GENERATION I’m Proud to report on the day before we Drink for the Fallen and celebrate our Marine Corps Birthday that a 2nd generation 5th Marine is going home to 5th Marines like his Warrior father before him. The Corps is still alive and will never die as long as they ones …

A safety brief and micromanagement lesson

OLD CORPS WAY // GAVIGAN GROUP BRIEF YESTERDAY Gentlemen & Ladies, I wanted to pass on this Safety brief that I (personally) passed on to the hard working young and old men and women who work for our Company. It was a compilation of previous briefs I was given and then gave as years passed. MY leaders passed to me …