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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The Part of Your Brain That Can Make Work A Joy…or a Hell
Nov06

The Part of Your Brain That Can Make Work A Joy…or a Hell

by Alain Hunkins There’s a small part of your brain called the RAS:  Reticular Activating System. The RAS  is the gateway for nearly all sensory input entering the brain.  The RAS works like a bouncer outside a nightclub.  It decides what information to let in, what to keep out, and which information should be treated like a “VIP”.   Excepting smells, there’s no way to get into that brain without getting past the RAS. The RAS has a...

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Dear Brothers, from Mike Morrell
Oct17

Dear Brothers, from Mike Morrell

Guest post by Mike Morrell, from MikeMorrell.org  Dear Brothers: Have you noticed it? We’re entering a sea-change. For generations, our unconscious actions and ways of being toward women went unnoticed, were accepted by default, or even celebrated. But in the public sphere, the tide is turning. These altered currents arguably started with Bill Cosby. Then Donald Trump, Roger Ailes, and Bill O’Reilly (“the conservatives”) crested the...

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The Elements of a Personal Growth Plan
Aug28

The Elements of a Personal Growth Plan

by Jim Wolfson Reprinted with permission from http://jimwolfson.com/ The Elements of a Personal Growth Plan How to Set Your Life up for Change To be alive is to be growing and transforming. Once a person settles in to his or her patterns, tries to keep control, there is a certain kind of dying that begins. I’ve worked with many people who express a desire for change. They are somehow blocked in life, are suffering or confused, and...

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