Just Do the Next Right Thing
October 28, 2018
Wash dishes.  Sweep the floor.  It is not fun, but the work teaches us.  Doing the work with commitment transforms us.  If we can just do the next right thing - the thing that needs to be done at ... Continue Reading
Families, Transitions, and Transformations
August 05, 2018
Families are messy. Each member of every family is constantly changing and growing. A beautiful mess of human beings of all ages and stages learning to do life with one another.  So how can we make t... Continue Reading
Real Men are Defenders
June 24, 2018
As I write this, it is Memorial Day here in the United States. A time to reflect on the ultimate sacrifice so many military families have made. It's a fitting time to end this series on masculinity by... Continue Reading
Real Men are Menders
June 17, 2018
As a maker, a man understands the value of things. He understands the time, effort, and craftsmanship that go into a quality product. So he doesn't just toss it aside when it becomes worn or needs rep... Continue Reading
Real Men are Makers
June 10, 2018
Real men are makers. True masculinity is expressed in creation. The modern video game culture predominantly communicates that men earn value by conquest and destruction.  I'm convinced that boys a... Continue Reading
True Masculinity
June 03, 2018
Boys of All Ages... Real men are defenders, makers, and menders.  True masculinity gives. You may never have been taught that. You may have been sold a toxic, empty masculinity about conquest. Ma... Continue Reading
Transforming Masculinity
June 03, 2018
What's Happening in the World... On April 23, 2018 a young man (25) from Ontario drove a rental van down a crowded Toronto sidewalk. He plowed into pedestrians killing 10 and injuring at least 15. In... Continue Reading
Time and Transforming Relationships
April 16, 2018
An immensely valuable tool in building strong relationships is to appreciate (and harness) the power of distinctions. We learn about the world in which we live and co-create that world via the power o... Continue Reading
Be Impeccable With Your Word
March 18, 2018
In my practice, I try to share simple, powerful ideas on how to improve communication skills so our relationships – both personal and professional – can thrive. In my last article, I talked about ... Continue Reading