Manliness Was Once Our Greatest Virtue

There are three books next to me on my desk and all three are written by or about great, wise men. Reading through each, I notice a consistent referral to a virtue that's no longer spoken of in our society, or at least not as openly or as freely as it has been throughout human history.Flipping through the pages of the first, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, I'm surprised by the constant use of the term "manly" when used as a verb and a virtue. It's clear what TR's idea of manliness is, just … [Read More...]

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Man Up Monday: Control Your Self, Control Your Life

Welcome! As a Gift, Check Out This FREE ProgramReal power doesn’t come from controlling our surroundings or our environment or others, it lies solely in self control, the ability to control our thoughts and our actions. If you can ward off distraction, if you can focus and work hard for an extended period of time […]


The Event Doesn’t Matter. Your Reaction to it Does.

We are all given a hand in life, a set of cards that we have to play. Some hands are perceived to be better than others while others seem nearly impossible to rise from. The reality is that the hand you’re given matters little, your reaction to it is everything. Your reaction to failure can […]


Man Up Monday: Forget About the Dream and Focus on the Path.

Value and success and happiness aren’t found in ease. They aren’t created in rest. We can only live the life we want to live through hard work and action and persistence. You’re far more powerful than you realize simply because you control your thoughts and your response to your emotions. You control how much you […]

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Does Porn Have a Place in a Man’s Life?

Where does porn fit in to your life’s narrative? That is, with you not being a guy who’s content with mediocrity but instead a man who has a fundamental understanding that we have one, brief life that’s but a flicker of light in the story of eternity, giving us a responsibility to make the best and be the best with […]

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25 Characteristics of an Alpha Male

Characteristics of a Real Man The Alpha Male, the real man, a man’s man, a warrior, a stand-up guy. It doesn’t matter what you call him, he’s a leader, the guy others look to for motivation, inspiration, and often with a hint of jealousy. He’s the man women want, without inention the center of attention. […]

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The Two Ways to Get Rich

There are two ways to get rich. One way, and this is what most people focus on, is to make a lot of money so you can buy the things you want. The second way is to want less and make enough money to pay for this minimalistic lifestyle. One way is good. One way doesn't work.Five years ago my dream … [Read More...]


Man Up Monday: You’ve Got to Stand For Something

As the Aaron Tippin song goes, You've got to stand for something or you'll fall for anything. A man must stand for something in his life, even in the run of a day, and that something has to guide him to be a better man and a man of value. In this week's Man Up series we'll go through what your idea … [Read More...]


5 Life Lessons Every Human Needs to Learn The Hard Way

The two weeks previous to this lovely day were long; wake up at 4:30 am and work until 8:00 pm, then off to bed and do the same the next day. They were days filled with excitement. I was finishing up a new product, the culmination of months of work and the excitement of launching it to the fellas … [Read More...]

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How to Be Old School in 10 Simple Steps

Those of us who praise a previous generation don't necessarily do it out of an ignorant fondness for what was, but because of a relationship with someone from a time that reflects the values that made a people both successful and proud. There is no time that's perfect, no space in our history that … [Read More...]