Mark Greene makes the case for why some online male rage is intentionally manufactured.
Two leaders in the field of men’s work made the man box the globally recognized term it is today.
How the suppression of boys’ authentic connection drives our culture of inequality.
— I fully understand that this is a triggering subject. I do not raise this issue lightly, and I don’t do so without raising the ugly specter of my own history of traumatic abuse, which is as follows. As far back as I can recall, I lived in fear of my own abuser. Other boys…
Mark Greene explores the Man Box, and how it leads to policing of behavior that dares to fall outside the boundaries of traditional masculinity.
Tired of the question “are men changing?” So are GMP Associate Editor Mark Greene and CEO Lisa Hickey. And here’s why.
In which Mark Greene puts himself under the parental microscope, and finds more than one Mark Greene.
One dad feels frozen out of the mom’s park play group. Vague parenting paranoia ensues. Big animation fun from the GMP.
Mark Greene asks, how is it that empathic men have been collectively tagged as “easily hurt” or “delicately aware?” Who made that decision?
The place you say something doesn’t excuse the harm it causes.
Mark Greene believes men’s avoidance of emotional risk when making friends can often result in friendships that are impersonal and inauthentic.
American men, accustomed to exercising power for generations, are adrift in a liminal cultural space unlike any we have ever experienced. — Sorry guys. I really wish I had better news for you, but who we are and how we got here is not a pretty story. And now, we are suspended, rudderless, between our…
Healthy relationships are built on expecting to be happily surprised.
— This video is one of a series designed to spark a conversation about emotional expression and relational intelligence. Emotional intelligence or emotional quotient (EQ) is commonly understood to mean emotional self-awareness, the ability to name, understand and manage our emotions. We’re also talking about Relational Intelligence. That is, the acknowledgment that emotional connection happens…
All parents hold uncertainty. All parents play. Relational capacities like these are already active in millions of homes across the world. When we practice relational capacities in a mindful way, we center our relationships. The choice to center relationships holds a powerful promise: It is what ultimately can get us unstuck in all aspects of…
One of the most generative ways to leverage the power of play in our lives is by seeing it as a force for making organizations more lateral. Play is equally powerful in small organizations, like families, or big organizations, like companies. In either case, play shifts our daily interactions away from roles and more toward…