All your life is a sum of your decisions, both conscious and subconscious. There are no coincidences. Cherish every connection you make... you chose it.Read More
Want to kill your relationship?
Do this one thing and I guarantee you'll be headed to the single life.Read More
Confidence is one of those funny things. We have it one moment, and the next it can abandon us faster than a cat spooked by the vacuum cleaner revealing our insecurity. Yet it's by confronting and overcoming our insecurities our confidence grows.
As Tony Robbins says, it's not resources, but your resourcefulness that ultimately determines your success. Just like people who couldn't find solutions to stock up on water before Hurricane Irma, most people go through life without the ability to adapt. You have plenty of tools besides a hammer in your box... and not everything in life looks like a nail.Read More
There's something alluring to the myth of the loner, the man who faces the world on his own. We're raised with the ideal that the conquering hero is one who faces monsters and defeats them on his own.
It's a dangerous myth.
No man is an island.
"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together"Read More
"The sooner you step outside of your comfort zone, the sooner you'll realize it wasn't that comfortable."Read More
If you were disappointed in the Great American Eclipse, it's probably because you set unrealistic expectations.... If you're disappointed in your life, it's probably, at least partially, for the same reason.Read More
Following the events in Charlottesville, those in positions of leadership showed a stunning lack of moral courage. Whether it was due to fear or politics is no matter. In life there are times where right and wrong are clearly defined. It's time for men to step up and be moral leaders.Read More
"I'm tired of reading about the achievements of better men than me."
This is the rallying cry of every man who dared to go for greatness.
Are you tired yet?Read More
God/Life/The Universe often gives us more than we can handle. The purpose isn't to break us, but to teach us to lean on those around us for help. A strong man can admit when he's weak. A weak man never admits he needs help.Read More
It's a philosophy carried over from my military days... Embrace The Suck.
It basically means "Yes, it sucks, but there's nothing you can do to change what happened, so embrace it and move on."Read More
Although us men like to think that we can fix anything, there are times when we have to call in a professional. In life, if you've been trying to 'fix' your life and can't seem to make any progress, then perhaps it's time that you hire a professional to coach you through your challenges, teach you new skills, and help you develop the roadmap that will get you where you want to go.
If you're ready to hire a pro, send me a message and let's talk.Read More
The best piece of relationship advice consists of 3 words.
Be. The. Hero.
Trust me, guys... this is the shizz.Read More
Most people set goals from a place of lack and their goal lists reflect that. Most goal lists are full of things they don't have or haven't done. Successful goal setting involves a mindset of abundance and a list that includes things you always wanted AND achieved.Read More
Today, us men are struggling under the despotism of hegemonic masculinity, or the social construct of what a man is supposed to be. This ideal has been passed down from generation to generation until it has become ingrained in our culture. Any deviation from this ideal is seen as weakness, as "feminization", and it's killing more and more men every year.Read More
Our limiting beliefs are rooted in our subconscious, which takes in unfiltered information from the first moment we open our eyes. Then, by the time we're 7 or 8, our operating system is pretty much set.
So, realistically, we allow our lives to be run by the 7 year old version of us.Read More
Every guy has spent some time in the 'friend zone'... some of us have spent a lot of time there. We languish away dreaming of the day that the object of our affection will magically wake up one day, fall madly in love with us, and we'll live happily ever after.
There's a reason fairy tales like that are left to books and Hollywood movies.Read More
In order to fix the world, a 21st Century Man needs a solid moral code to live by and a calibrated moral compass to guide him. The first rule of this new man code is simple... Don't be a dick.Read More
The myth of the golden handcuffs is a bullshit story you tell yourself to justify staying in a job you hate. Listen to this episode to learn how I secured a new engineering position in a new industry at 40 years old without the requisite technical degree.Read More
Father's Day is like the last thing in the clearance bin of holidays, an afterthought in the time of transition from the school year to summer vacation. Dads, let's ditch the ties, barbecues, and rounds of golf and instead make Father's Day a meaningful holiday to us and our families.Read More