Leadership Development: Consider Tapas Rather Than A Five-Course Meal


Lori Hellefinger thinks that the most effective leaders “consume” their development in small, digestible serving sizes.

Are You An Outlier In Business?


It generally takes people about 10,000 hours of effort to achieve mastery in a given field. How far along are you?

7 Reasons For Being In A Committed Relationship

Reasons to stay connected

Post Valentine’s Day musings by Steven Lake on the value of a long-term relationship.

Dewey Nielsen – Movement Maverick


Dewey Nielsen moving with ease and imagination.

Paralyzed by Choice: 5 Ways to Help the Adult Teen Get Unstuck

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David Stanley looks at the problem of too many choices for adult teens and offers suggestions for how to solve that problem.

How I Quit Writing

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Fed up with rejection, Tim Stobierski quits writing, and discovers that there are some things you can’t stop doing without changing who you are.

First Responders: 5/11

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How have you prepared to respond in an emergency?

A Perfect Test


A San Francisco native travels to the Mississippi Delta for lessons on another America.

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Letter to J., Who I Used to Mentor


Michael Copperman finds that the right moment to mentor usually comes on the way to somewhere else.

Trying vs. Training


Rannoch urges us to practice mindfulness, be present and “be the best imperfect person you can be.”

Do It Yourself, America

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In a world where anyone can watch fifteen ways to sharpen a hand saw or to build a rail gun, is craftsmanship lost?

Food (In)security


Food security begins at home.

The Way of Men: Interview with Jack Donovan

in memory of our glorious dead

“The Way of Men” book author Jack Donovan answers some hard questions about masculinity and society, and the way forward for men.

Defining Masculinity


“…gangsta culture is the essence of patriarchal masculinity.” An introduction to Jack Donovan’s new book, “The Way of Men.”

On Being a Good Man

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There is a difference between being a good man and being good at being a man. An excerpt from Jack Donovan’s book, ‘The Way of Men.’