11 Characteristics of Bravery

Bravery is so much more than overcoming fears. Everything you do requires some leap of faith, and some may not take because they have yet to find bravery in their hearts. What gives you the nudge to be brave?  We can’t throw bravery under the bus with a pale definition of doing something you’re afraid of—it’s […]

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Does a Good Guy Engage in Locker Room Talk?

Does a good guy engage in locker room talk? After Kristen and I listened to the already infamous recording of Trump and Billy Bush (objectifying Nancy O’Dell, perhaps even admitting sexual assault), she turned to me and asked, “Have you ever been in a conversation like that?” “No!” I responded, repulsed. “Absolutely not!” Then an inner nudge reminded […]

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Why Men Need Men’s Retreats

Retreat: (Noun) a place of refuge, seclusion, or privacy. (Verb) To withdraw, retire, or draw back, especially for shelter or seclusion. As a man, why is important to get away and retreat with a group of other like-minded men? Why is it essential that every man needs squad time, solitude, and security found in hanging […]

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How to Make Small Talk

“When you’re being yourself, she’ll feel comfortable being herself. If you’re putting on an act, she’ll also likely put on an act.” 10 Ways to Win a Girl’s Heart. The only way to be comfortable in an potentially awkward situation is practice. While I don’t advocate pick-up artists (PUAs), Neil Strauss’s Rules of the Gameprovides […]

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