Contract for Men

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With all the media coverage of men behaving badly (from Richard Sherman to Justin Bieber), I thought it might be interesting to revisit some of my thoughts on what healthy masculinity looks like.  Certainly these aren’t the only things a man should strive for, but they are probably a pretty good starting point.  They can [Read More...]

The Dangers of Steroids for Boys

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Many high school boys are involved in sports programs.  Sports can be a great vehicle to teach young men (and young women) a variety of skills and character traits that will benefit them for a lifetime.  However, in today’s competitive world many young men try to take short cuts to achieve their goals (as modeled [Read More...]

9 quick-fire tips to draw the best stories out of anyone

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Lots of times we need to interview people–either formally or informally. These tips will draw the best stories out of anyone. [Read more...]

How did you do this year?

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The end of December offers a chief opportunity for self-evaluation. In the past 12 months, have you been on track toward sustainable long-term success? Ask yourself these four vital questions. [Read more...]

How You Can Stop the Cycle of Fatherlessness

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A ton of research shows that children from fatherless homes fare worse in life than their fathered counterparts.  And like with most children, fatherless kids tend to imitate the examples that were modeled for them while growing up.  Hence, much like addictions, or abuse–abandonment is emulated as well and ends up creating generational cycles that [Read More...]

What an Antislavery Giant knew about never giving up

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William Wilberforce’s guiding principles about friendship, focus, peace, rising from defeat, and perseverance drove a wedge for freedom through slavery that reached around the world. We can learn much from his leadership style today. [Read more...]

An Open Message to Men on the Warfare They Face

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Guys, we need to stop being ashamed of being men.  Virtually every behavior that is natural to a man is now being criticized and we are made to feel ashamed about being the male gender. Perhaps if we spent more time uplifting men instead of trying to annilate masculinity, we’d have better men.  I recently [Read More...]

What Abraham Lincoln knew about being a man

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Maybe we think it couldn’t happen in today’s complicated world … A man pulling himself up, self educating and rising to the top. But the lights that guided Abraham Lincoln are still around. We may be surprised if we apply them to our own lives. [Read more...]


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