Are Women Really Less Ambitious Than Men?

Are Women by anton petukhov

Sue Nador hates to agree with Fox News, but she finds common ground on what’s holding women back in the workplace.

Online Dating? That First Message a Guy Sends is Everything

write successful first online message

Jen Doan has a step-by-step guide for guys on how to turn your first message into a first date.

7 Reasons Why Leaders Don’t Realise Their Potential


Let’s face it, as a leader most people are going to think that you have got your sh*t sorted.

Reality (TV) Bites

Tillie Star

Fashion blogger Tillie Adelson of MyStilettoLife learns firsthand about the dishonest side of reality TV auditions.

Dating Profile Must-Haves for the Discerning Gentlemen

Side view of smiling casual young couple working on computer in a bright office

Jen Doan says that these six tips will improve your online dating game ten-fold.

Your Significant Other Is Not A Crutch For Your Growth

Young black couple hugging in a park at sunset, while visiting London city.

Jordan Gray says that, no matter how hard you try, you can’t outsource your growth to your partner.

Coming to Poetry, Age 58


In this brief essay, poet Philip Clark shows us how poetry can enter our lives at any point, while at the same time challenging the assumption that success belongs primarily to the young.

Robin Williams Inspired Me To Teach


On the death of a great artist.

The Camel in the Living Room: Christianity & Capitalism

camel in the living room

It is a commonly held belief that, some 2,000 years ago, a book, in complete form—edited with annotations—fell from the heavens.

Are Fathers As Free to Leave Their Careers As Moms?

Attendees of Dell Women's Entrepreneur Network Conference 2012 New Delhi

Are men more vulnerable to burn out and career dissatisfaction without a biological imperative to slow down and reassess?

A Humorist’s Three Rules For a Happy Marriage

Phil & Yaoyao

Goodness knows, we need guidance. Mark Sherman is happy to oblige.

Boys and Young Men: A New Cause for Liberals


Mark Sherman feels it’s vital for his fellow liberals to pay attention to the needs of boys and young men the way they’ve long done for girls and young women.

A Moment


From the moment his son was born, the kind of father Steve Marsh wanted to be, began to change.

Yellowface in CLOUD ATLAS

Hugo Weaving in yellowface

Yellowface in the new Cloud Atlas movie? Hollywood is getting out of control, forgetting the reality of racism in its mixed-up pursuit of ambition. Shame on the movie business. Last night, I found out that the new Cloud Atlas movie will be sporting several actors in yellowface–that is, white actors made up to look Asian. You can […]

Becoming Who You Want to Be (When You Grow Up)


Who do you want to be when you grow up?

“Are men really status-seeking workaholics and passive couch potatoes? (One wonders where men today find time to overwork AND spend all day watching porn.)”


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