Strong Men Teaching Weak Men To Be Stronger

Strong Men Teaching Weak Men To Be Stronger

Nature abhors a vacuum, or so we’re told. When something is taken from the natural world, it is replaced with something else, even if we can’t recognize or don’t accept the form of replacement. The Law of the Conservation of Energy states that energy is neither...
The Trap Of “Taking The Edge Off”

The Trap Of “Taking The Edge Off”

My wife and I were having dinner at a new spot that opened up in a neighboring town a couple weeks ago. The restaurant was pretty busy, so we opted to sit at the bar. Most of the patrons were well mannered but one group caught my attention. The group was two couples,...
Personal Development When You Are Traveling

Personal Development When You Are Traveling

I’m writing this article in the restaurant/bar area of a hotel in Bristol Virginia, the city of two states. Among the potted fake plants and TVs playing a mix of mainstream news and sports highlights I’m comingling with one of my tribes, the traveling businessman. If...
My Father Was Don Draper

My Father Was Don Draper

The AMC Network series Mad Men is my favorite television show. The show had undeniable style. Don Draper was my favorite character. I loved his determination, his drive, his creativity, and his rags-to-riches back history (if you got that deep into the story). Don...
Powerful Tool For Hierarchy Of Needs

Powerful Tool For Hierarchy Of Needs

PART II It will make you comfortable in bad situations Men have several natural instincts that, while they seem to make sense, actually cause more harm. One of those instincts is to avoid confrontation and uncomfortable or bad situations. In Jiu Jitsu this is embodied...