New rules

“There’s No Crying in Baseball” Is No Longer

An amazing drama unfolded at Citi Field last night. In the NY Mets crucial game against the rival Nationals, Wilmer Flores the NY Mets shortstop got a standing ovation every time he came up to bat. What was behind this out pouring of love given to a light hitting shortstop by 40,000 plus NY baseball fans? Two nights earlier Flores… 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 →

Expanded Scoreboard of Success

Expanded Scoreboard of Success

I often hear people say “Oh, so and so is doing really well,” when they are describing another man.  And almost always they are talking about the man’s financial situation or job status.  Doctors, pro athletes,  lawyers and high flying entrepreneurs are usually the ones who are “doing really well.” To many men in today’s world,  success has come to… Read more →

Trapped by Categories

Trapped by Categories

One of the cornerstones of Open Deep and True is coaching men in the art of opening to new possibilities. We are guiding men into living with a more fluid, expanded version of masculinity. Just as strong and competent as before, but with more freedom, choices, and connectedness.Why is there a need for this? For a long time, men have… Read more →