12 Rules for Being a Great Man Part 2
Nov14

12 Rules for Being a Great Man Part 2

12 Rules for Being a Great Man: How to Be Wildly Successful at the Game of Life Part 2 by Jed Diamond, reprinted with permission. This is a longer article than most I write, but one that I believe is very important in today’s world. If we only read the headlines in the news, we might conclude that men are failing at life. This is the time to embrace our greatness. If you haven’t already, I suggest you read Part 1 first. Rule #7:...

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12 Rules for Being a Great Man Part 1
Nov14

12 Rules for Being a Great Man Part 1

12 Rules for Being a Great Man Part 1: How to Be Wildly Successful at the Game of Life by Jed Diamond, reprinted with permission. also see Part 2 I’ve always liked rules and I know I’m not alone. Social scientist Joyce F. Benenson says “Boys have an incredible reverence for rules. From early childhood, boys begin to generate rules, to negotiate changes in rules, and to argue over broken rules and appropriate penalties.” She goes on to...

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What is Transformation?
May09

What is Transformation?

Guest post from Jim Mitchell A group of fellow facilitators of transformation and I just ‘wrote’ this article thru a live ‘conversation’ here of FB. Fascinating. Thank you Carl Foster, Dr. Linda Larkey, Daniel McCoy and George Daranyi for your contributions. Transformation: Transformation occurs when previously unaligned forces come together at a precise moment with enough impact to head, heart, body, and soul...

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Real Men Feel: Ep. 77, Celebrating Masculine Power
Feb06

Real Men Feel: Ep. 77, Celebrating Masculine Power

As originally seen on Real Men Feel, with Andy Grant and Appio Hunter. Celebrating Masculine Power Episode 77, January 23, 2018 At a time when masculinity seems under attack, it is important to remember that good men owning their power can be a fantastic positive force for everyone. This week Andy Grant and Appio Hunter are joined by fulfillment coach and speaker, Sean-Patrick Maher, to discuss how men can embrace their power and...

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The Giant Cost of Faking Feedback
Jan09

The Giant Cost of Faking Feedback

by Alain Hunkins, reprinted from Pioneer Leadership. Saying you want feedback is one thing.  The willingness to receive it is something else. Research has shown that leaders who ask for feedback are significantly more effective than leaders who don’t ask for it.  Leaders who ranked at the bottom 10% in asking for feedback were rated at the 15th percentile in overall leadership effectiveness.  In contrast, leaders who ranked at the top...

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How Empowerment Leads to Engagement
Jan09

How Empowerment Leads to Engagement

by Alain Hunkins, originally published on Pioneer Leadership If it were you, which would you most prefer? No choice Someone else’s choice for me My choice The answer is obvious:  In general, we prefer to make our own choices. There’s a freedom that comes from making our own choices.  This is the heart of empowerment: the ability to be directly involved in our work. This involvement includes prioritizing the work,  as well as when and...

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