Changing perspective

Just Say It

Just Say It

 At ODT we coach men in becoming more effective in their lives.  We look to achieve tangible results in specific areas.  One area is in having a tough conversation. The goal is to reach the point where someone else’s reaction to what you say (whether it be a compliment, idea, or concern)  does not dictate either: * your mood *your… Read more →

Valentine's Day Advanced Playbook for Men

Valentine’s Day Advanced Playbook for Men

The Valentine’s Day Basic Playbook for men is available all over social media right now. It focuses mainly on the two big ways to succeed with your partner on this special day: 1. Be a great communicator and 2. cover all the bases The communication part is about asking what she wants, i.e.  Where do you want to go to… Read more →

Did Zen win the Super Bowl?

Did Zen win the Super Bowl?

Mindfulness is on the cover of Time Magazine.  There is organic food grown on the grounds of the White House.  Prisoners are doing yoga. Positive Psychology is being taught at Harvard University, and my Dad is advocating being vulnerable enough to talk to someone about what’s bothering you. All of this is very encouraging and seems to be an ever… Read more →

Is Hazing OK?

Is Hazing OK?

The Richie Incognito case in the NFL is at the top of the sports headlines today.  It is an ugly situation in which one player has harassed another teammate to the point of him leaving the team.  And the harasser , Incognito,  has now been suspended by the Dolphins for “conduct detrimental to the team”. It is a story that will… Read more →