10 Tips for Overcoming the Pain of the Past
We all handle trauma and abuse differently. We may even have different definitions of what abuse is, depending on our culture and context. As men, we have a tendency to bury our feelings and hold on to trauma. This behavior can be harmful to our emotional development and well-being.... Read more
Find Your “Why” and Success Will Find You
In 2010 a friend shared a video that changed my view of the role of leaders. In his landmark Ted Talk, Simon Sinek explained that great leaders inspire action by communicating their “why.” Like you, I have been frustrated by command and control managers who suck the joy out... Read more
How to Conquer Your Fears
Many men like to give the impression that they have everything under control. But, let’s face it; everyone has something they are afraid of. Whether it is a fear of heights, public speaking, social gatherings, or going to the dentist, fear is a real emotion. Fear can be debilitating... Read more
How to Create a Life You Love
Many people spend countless hours complaining about their lives. Although they want to make some improvements, they fail to take the necessary steps. Creating a life you love is all about passion, commitment, and drive. In fact, you can create a life you love by doing the following things:... Read more
How to Be More Confident
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy. – Norman Vincent Peale Have you ever seen those men who are truly comfortable in their own skin? Their confidence shines like a brilliant star... Read more
9,000 Miles of Fatherhood
A 9,000-mile road trip put a 13-year-old boy on a better path, while reminding his father of what was really important in life. The book that tells the story is called “9,000 Miles of Fatherhood (Surviving crooked cops, teenage angst and Mexican moonshine on a journey to the End... Read more
Success Interview: Peter Ramsey, Feature Film Director
As a child, Peter Ramsey loved animation and movies. With his family’s encouragement, he started creating his own masterpieces when he was 3-years old. “My parents taught me to think for myself and not to set limits on what I could do,” Ramsey said. “They were really good about... Read more
The Hope That Art Brings