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A Case for Mentorship

Society would be completely transformed if every man over 30 years old were to mentor another man. First lets define some terms.  Role model vs. mentor. Years ago, Charles Barkley famously declared that he didn’t want to be considered a role model.  As a young man he would get into hot water for spitting on fans and throwing tantrums and… Read more →

Happiness is Love. Full Stop.

What Makes Men Happy & Healthy? 75-Year Study Provides New Insights What factors in life contribute the most to male health, happiness, and flourishing? What are the most harmful? An ongoing Harvard study initiated way back in 1938 provides wonderful insights. What Promotes or Hinders Flourishing in the Lives of Men? In 1938, Harvard researchers initiated a unique study involving… Read more →

The Urge to Live

I met Stuart Scott briefly at Magnolia Bakery in Manhattan getting cupcakes several years ago.  I was a fan of his work at ESPN so it was cool to run into him and feel some of that upbeat charisma that came across on TV. He died yesterday.  He was 49.  Sad and disheartening for someone who brought so much joy… Read more →

Are you pre F**K it, F**k it, or post F**K it?

You are averse to change. You avoid risk and take the safe sure-thing.  You don’t try new things or put yourself in “uncomfortable” positions.  Somewhere inside you know there could be more to life, but…. You are pre F**K it. You are done with the same old routine. You are curious. You are willing to ditch what you’ve been doing… Read more →

Simple Steps to Overcome SOS – Sudden Overwhelm Syndrome

Do you have a saturation point of input or stimulation, that when reached, renders you WAY less effective? Do you lose your cool in front of coworkers, kids or strangers when too much change is happening at the same time? I call this Sudden Overwhelm Syndrome.  It is common because we all have a threshold where it kicks in. Many clients come… Read more →