Rotten Choices, Rotten Jobs

Quitting Your Job over Rotten Choices

Ken Goldstein looks at the trend of people taking crappy, short term jobs that don’t lead to anything better—and how that can change.

The Top Five People You Should Never Let Go As An Entrepreneur


Being an entrepreneur doesn’t mean you should always be alone. Joel Castillo recommends keeping these 5 groups of people close by.

The Other Voices in Your Son’s Life …. and Why You Should Be Thankful for Them

The Other Voices by Tafari Anthony

Mike Berry is grateful for all the others who are helping him bring out the man inside his son.

9 Lessons My First Swimming Experience Taught Me About Starting a Business

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It’s not enough to want to take the dive — here’s how to accomplish pretty much anything.

A Teen Father in Pursuit

A Teen Father in Pursuit

Shawn Fludd shares his experience as a teen father and the importance of mentoring.

Emotional maturity is one of the best “people skills” anyone can develop


What can adults do to nurture emotional well-being in boys and young men?

They Didn’t See It: A Call For Mentors

They Didn't See It, A Call to Mentors

There’s a young man today who needs a word of encouragement and he is waiting on you. If not you, then who?

My Homegrown Haircuts

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For Reginald Schroeder, haircuts are more than just a few minutes in a chair with scissors and clippers.

How Do We Stop Boys from Killing Themselves? A Prose Poem


In Recognition of September as National Suicide Prevention Month. Could the answer be…literature?

Can You Manage the College Man?

Can You Manage College Man photo by Proscsilas Moscas

Aaron W. Voyles looks at the lens through which we view our work with men.

Becoming a Beard Mentor

Becoming Beard Mentor photo by giammi

Aaron W. Voyles looks at bearding tips and bonding for college men.

How My Eleven Year Old Son Taught Me That Having a Gay Character in ‘Train Your Dragon’ is Important


Role models come in all shapes and sizes, including giant cartoon characters and adopted big brothers.

Why Father’s Day Is Important: An Interview with Dr. David Andrews

Why Father’s Day Is Important: An Interview with Dr. David Andrew

Dr. David Andrews discusses the origins of his new novel “My Father’s Day Gift,” the significance of Father’s Day as a holiday, and his advice for new fathers.

Mentoring is Love: Love is Power

Mentoring is Love

Ben Palmer shares how the practice of mentoring is an act of love. To selflessly devote yourself to the investment and support of another human is love.