The Comparison Trap: Why a Man Does it, and Who he Should Really be Comparing Himself too.

The Comparison Trap: Why a Man Does it, and Who he Should Really be Comparing Himself too.

What's the number one thing that most guys ask each-other when they first meet?

"So, what do you do?"

This question can make a man shake in his boots, especially if he is already uncomfortable with his masculinity and how he provides for his family.

He doesn't need to be though, unless of course he is a dirt-bag, who lives and leaches off of other people. 

I actually despise this question, mainly because we have come to use it as a way to compare ourselves to other men, from the answer that we get we make assumptions and judgments about social status, money, success, and manhood.

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The Thief and The Warrior: A man has to know that there is a battle going on

The Thief and The Warrior: A man has to know that there is a battle going on

The thief is anything that is preventing you from becoming the man or person that you were made to be. The thief can be your thoughts, your addictions, or any distraction in your life.

That thief is looking to destroy you, run you aground and keep you off track.

I let that thief run my life. I paid for it.

That thief is what runs this world. and looks desperately for anyone that it can mislead and keep off course. Now you know why I say that there is a battle going on everyday. There is a war waging inside of you between who you are, and who you are meant to be.

That battle cannot be won on your own. You need strength, power, and truth from something bigger than yourself.

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11 of the Best Books for Men to Read if They Want to Get Rich and Live the Life They Want

11 of the Best Books for Men to Read if They Want to Get Rich and Live the Life They Want

This is a list of books that I have read in my own life that have truly changed the way that I handle, use, save and earn money.

If you are really interested in learning more about how to generate wealth outside of a 9-5 job, then each of these will get you moving in the right direction.

Making money, building wealth, and getting out of debt requires extreme focus and discipline, but anyone can do it.

Think of these books as a team of mentors that are interested in your success.

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The Reasons Why Every Man Needs to Have a Fortress of Solitude or Bat Cave: Recharge and Develop your Manliness

The Reasons Why Every Man Needs to Have a Fortress of Solitude or Bat Cave: Recharge and Develop your Manliness

There will always be a constant struggle between the man that society and outside influences tell you to be and the man that you were made to be.

The man that others want you to be does these things:

  • Compares himself to others

  • Worries about what others think

  • Walks on eggshells - (Afraid to be himself in fear of people not "liking" him)

  • Manipulates others to get his way - (By means of guilt or other underhanded tactics)

  • Has low self esteem

  • Finds his worth in money, possessions, work or women

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How to define your own success as a man: Find out what you really want most in life

How to define your own success as a man: Find out what you really want most in life

The first step in defining success is owning up to who we are and our current situation. 

Everything that has happened in your life up to this point can't be changed. It is what it is. Stop feeling sorry for yourself, quit being a whiny baby and little pouting kid. Man up.

You can't change what was or what happened, but you can change what happens to you from here on out. You are responsible for your own life.

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Short Term Thinking vs Long term Goals: The effects of Instant Gratification and how it harms us as men

Short Term Thinking vs Long term Goals: The effects of Instant Gratification and how it harms us as men

The point I want to hit on though is that we live in an extremely consumerist and entitled culture. We want things right now, and we want them the way we want them, no exceptions.

We believe that everything should be handed to us, in our laps, with a pretty red ribbon tied around it, and with all our wishes coming true.

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Intentional Preparation: How to Start your Day before it Happens.

Intentional Preparation: How to Start your Day before it Happens.

I believe that preparation is essential for success.

You have to know where you are going, and you have to do everything you can to ensure that you get there.

Preparation for something is almost always more important than the thing itself.

Especially when it comes to physical exercise.

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Living a legacy: 5 Things Every Man Should Seek to Accomplish in his Life

Living a legacy: 5 Things Every Man Should Seek to Accomplish in his Life

Every man wants to be great.

He wants to leave a legacy, be remembered for something.

Unfortunately most of the time, that's as far as it goes, it's only a thought. Rarely do dreams become realities through thinking alone.

A man has to strive to take action on his dreams, and his goals. When he doesn’t he becomes lethargic, depressed, envious and restless. Things that lead to an early death.

Not necessarily a physical death, but a death within, a death of the spirit within him.

The light burns out.

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