7 Ways I’m Trying to be a Better Husband and Man


For the three years, this man has worked on being a better husband, father, and man. He’s let his actions speak louder than his words.

The Entrepreneurial Dad


How dads can leave a lasting legacy for their children. — Over forty years ago, my dad began a business in our hometown. For it to remain a thriving business in today’s economy says a lot about his skills as an entrepreneur and businessman. Initially, I was put off by his determination. The problem was […]

Advice For Guys Who Hate Their Job


You can 40 hours a week doing something you love or that you hate. Here are some tips to find or create work you love.

5 Strategies to Help You Survive a Tough Transition


Growth doesn’t happen in the risk-free zone. — I wasn’t going to write this. Long story short, eight years ago, I picked up and moved from my home state of California. But there’s no need to sugar coat it and ignore the pink elephant in the room (ok, and if you’re just meeting me for the first […]

The Day I Gave Up Keeping My Wife From Her Dream


For years, he stood in his wife’s way. When he opened his eyes, he was blown away by what he was resisting.

The One Addiction You Probably Don’t Know You Have


Every day you give into this addiction that affects your life and relationships. How would you answer these 12 questions?  — You thought you made it through your 20’s and beyond without the tell-tale signs of being addicted. Your formerly frequent benders are now reserved for a rare reunion with your old fraternity brothers or […]

How Swearing Put Me Back In Touch With My Manhood


This man says that swearing has become a right of passage to his true manhood. — I was swearing by the age of three.  Modeling the behavior of my dad, I would pick up my plastic toy hammer and hit the drywall saying “Sh*t, Sh*t, Sh*t.” I must have been so proud.  I was so […]

The Difference Between Inspiration and Manipulation


He had big career goals until his father was diagnosed with terminal cancer. The final days with his father ignited an awakening.  — Whenever I think about the subject of “inspiration, not manipulation,” I always look back and think how great people of their time attracted and inspired the masses. They don’t inspire people, certainly […]

4 Ways to Ensure Your Family Participates in Your Passion


Your actions speak louder than your words. Your kids will pick up on what’s real or fake.  — More and more these days, the word passion has become ubiquitous. We hear it everywhere that you have to be passionate about life, and stop working only for the money. It is true that money will not […]

4 Spectacular Mentors for High Achievers Committed to Creating A Lifestyle That Matters


Who you hang out with affects the kind of life you live. Mentors can help you create an amazing life. — One of the most important decisions you can make in your journey of building a lifestyle that matters is to surround yourself with mentors. Not doing so will limit your success. “You are the […]

How More Dads Are Finally Getting Rich


Getting rich goes far beyond money and is within reach for every dad. — There is the expectation that as the father of the house, you go out into the world, and you earn the dough. You do whatever it takes to get ahead, build a career and become successful. You make sacrifices of time […]

How Two Buckets, Some Sand, Water And A Friend Changed My Priorities


This unexpected lesson changed his perspective and life. —  I was given an assignment on my first day in my human resources position in 1989. This assignment was to form a committee with all the other HR managers in the company. My manager wanted to ensure consistency across the company. At the time, I did […]

How to Regain Your Life/Work Balance and Take Your Life Back


There was no more hiding that day.

Sometimes Life’s Greatest Lessons Come From Unexpected Experiences


After being ripped off by a family friend, this man learned a valuable life lesson when his father refused to help him out. — One of the greatest lessons I learned from my Dad was to know the value of my work. This lesson was gained as a 13-year-old after three days with a scoop, […]

5 Secrets Your GPS Can Teach You About Communication


Communication goes far beyond the words you say. Mastering this skill can benefit your relationships and life.  — Men often get a bad rap when it comes to how and how often they communicate. It’s not a secret that men use fewer words and speak far less often than women. But, to go so far […]

The Daily Habits of a Recovering Workaholic


This recovering workaholic shares the tips that helped her find a proper balance. — Hard work and disciplined habits are crucial to success. But have you crossed the line between hard work and gone over to the dark side? You can commit to creating a designed relationship with your loved ones. Have you, or someone […]