What Does it Mean to Have ‘Enough’?

enough is enough

Tom Matlack reflects on the world buzzing around him and wonders why there is the seemingly unquenchable thirst for “more”.

To My Kids On Adversity: The World Is Yours To Shape And Mold


A dad holds on to hope that in a world of people pitted against one another, times are a changin’ for the world his children will grow up in.

4 Ways Getting Fired Set Me Up To Claim My Real American Dream


Pejman Ghadimi shows us how losing can sometimes be the gateway to mastering The American Dream.

How Entrepreneurs Can Help Fix America

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By mentoring young people, you can change lives, spread entrepreneurial values, and help grow the economy.

The Strays Among Us


What does it mean to be a stray? Randall Frederick has a few ideas.

Consume! On Bros and Defining the American Dream

Uncle Sam, consumerism, American Dream, America

The real issue with male apathy toward education is how it’s framed. It’s a language problem.

Why I’m Teaching My Son to be an Entrepreneur- While My Wife Tries To Get Him a Job

Father and Son at work

This father is an entrepreneur at heart, but that isn’t the only reason he wants to teach his son to run a business. He believes it’s what men need to teach their sons in this economy.

When You Were My Age


Baby Boomers these days, am I right? A rundown of some harsh socioeconomic truths for a generation that needs to listen to their youngers.

Live Smarter, Not Larger: Why Contemporary Man Won’t Be Measured By the Old American Dream


Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.

The Difference Between a Good Entrepreneur and a Great One


What makes a great entrepreneur? Who achieves the American dream of prosperity and success through the application of sheer hard work, determination and innovation?

American Men Can’t Win the “War on Poverty”


Adam Dyer wonders if shifting from a model of independence to interdependence would be better than relying on “war, conquering and oppression” for battles we just can’t win.

American Men Can’t Win the “War on Poverty”


We need to progress from the language of “war, conquering and oppression” to a language of “respect, engagement and interdependence.”

“I would rather starve.”

Self Sufficient

This comment by Mud on the post A Poor Man’s Pope, A Rich Man’s Mayor Well, hot damn, Tom, congratulations. With those two $500 gifts, you’ve solved poverty in America. I gotta tell ya, though, that the people at the bottom don’t want your charity. My father was placed in a home. Shortly after, we […]

A Poor Man’s Pope, A Rich Man’s Mayor


Doug Zeigler explores the very different messages of Pope Francis and New York City Mayor Bloomberg about the poor.

Gangsters, Indians and Hustlers

Native American art, Tribe to Tribe, Douglas Miles, Apache Skateboards, Apache and Angels

Don’t ask me how I got here on this reservation. I already know. Do you know how you got where you are? Do you know how to get out?

Is The American Dream Becoming the American Nightmare?

American Dream becoming American Nightmare

David Pittman wonders if our inability to protect our children is rooted in our belief that our country is so great—causing us to turn a blind eye to what is really happening.