A new year means a new start, right? Not if you bring the baggage of the past year with you.
Each of us has the power to change; to make choices today that will set us on the road to positive living.
"The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism." —Rev. Normal Peale
Every guy needs to make perseverance his middle name
No matter what your outlet, make some "alone" time part of your routine. You'll return to your loved ones/life, recharged, refocused and ready to conquer.
In the end, it is not so important whether our decision was right or wrong... as long as it is ours.
Sounds strange, I know but, when you think about it, embracing discomfort creates the mentality of a winner. Here's how. Imagine the following hypothetical circumstances: Today my coffee is cold. I can either grumble about it or say "hey, at least I get my caffeine intake for the morning and move on." In that brief... Continue Reading →
If your big dreams only include yourself, they're actually quite small. Expand your horizons and dream big enough to include the world.
Today I'd like to wrap up this series with a final thought on effective leadership that every man needs to know.
How you've failed isn't the most important thing.
It is your response to defeat that determines your true greatness.
To be a successful man you need to have a clear, positive vision. Once that vision is locked in your mind, be willing to do the unconventional, perhaps even the extreme, to achieve it. And above all, never listen to the voice that whispers, "you can't do it."
Our sight works against us, when we make assumptions about the evil in others and are blind to the good that a little love on our part might bring out.
Since the "Great American Eclipse" has just ended, I thought that I'd post an enlightening article on how to brilliantly display talents that will keep your competition...in the dark.
In his book, Manhood in the Making, anthropologist David Gilmore claimed that “Manhood is the defeat of childhood narcissism.” In other words, you become a man when you can think beyond yourself to see the needs/desires of others. I love kids but any parent/caregiver will be the first to tell you that children often focus... Continue Reading →
Previous posts have focused a lot on male leadership and decision-making. But what happens when your big ideas explode in your face? When those counting on you get let down?When disappointment strikes it's important to take the following steps: