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The ManTalks podcast is a space where we spotlight Men Making A Difference. We believe that there are an amazing amount of men making a difference in the world and we want to feature them, their message and their journey on the podcast. Its hosted by Connor Beaton (the founder of ManTalks) and his side-kick Roger Nairn (me). Guests so far have included Lewis Howes, Dan Millman, Tim Urban (Wait But Why), Chris Bailey, John Lee Dumas, Cal Newport, Dan Mangan, Vikram Vij, Todd Henry, Philip McKernan, Neil Pasricha (The Book of Awesome), Frank Warren (PostSecret), Greg McKeown (Essentialism) and Julian Treasure. Our podcast is geared towards men who are committed to being their best versions, men who are making a difference, men who want to be better Fathers, Husbands, Leaders and Entrepreneurs. Visit us at http://mantalks.com/podcast

The ManTalks podcast is a space where we spotlight Men Making A Difference. We believe that there are an amazing amount of men making a difference in the world and we want to feature them, their message and their journey on the podcast. Its hosted by Connor Beaton (the founder of ManTalks) and his side-kick Roger Nairn (me). Guests so far have included Lewis Howes, Dan Millman, Tim Urban (Wait But Why), Chris Bailey, John Lee Dumas, Cal Newport, Dan Mangan, Vikram Vij, Todd Henry, Philip McKernan, Neil Pasricha (The Book of Awesome), Frank Warren (PostSecret), Greg McKeown (Essentialism) and Julian Treasure. Our podcast is geared towards men who are committed to being their best versions, men who are making a difference, men who want to be better Fathers, Husbands, Leaders and Entrepreneurs. Visit us at http://mantalks.com/podcast
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The ManTalks podcast is a space where we spotlight Men Making A Difference. We believe that there are an amazing amount of men making a difference in the world and we want to feature them, their message and their journey on the podcast. Its hosted by Connor Beaton (the founder of ManTalks) and his side-kick Roger Nairn (me). Guests so far have included Lewis Howes, Dan Millman, Tim Urban (Wait But Why), Chris Bailey, John Lee Dumas, Cal Newport, Dan Mangan, Vikram Vij, Todd Henry, Philip McKernan, Neil Pasricha (The Book of Awesome), Frank Warren (PostSecret), Greg McKeown (Essentialism) and Julian Treasure. Our podcast is geared towards men who are committed to being their best versions, men who are making a difference, men who want to be better Fathers, Husbands, Leaders and Entrepreneurs. Visit us at http://mantalks.com/podcast

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@mantalks

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English


Episodes

Mini-Episode: Lessons from Men's Work

9/19/2019
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What is men’s work? What happens there and why should any man do it? The simple answer is: it helps you face your darkness, demons, and dysfunction so you can unlock your potential. This episode breaks down the benefits of men’s work and why every man should do it Are you looking to find your purpose, navigate transition or fix your relationships, all with a powerful group of men from around the world? Check out The Alliance and join me today. Check out our Facebook Page or the Men's...

Duration:00:17:01

Steven Willis - The Power of Your Story, and Black Liberation Theology

9/16/2019
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Steven Willis uses his writing background to creatively articulate the intricacies of African American culture. With art heavily influenced by urban life and religion, Steven mixes elements of hip hop and performance with formal teachings of history and anthropology to help express his eclectic personal narrative. Willis began doing spoken word at the age of 15 as a participant of Louder Than A Bomb and has performed for the likes of Hip Hop artist David Banner and Olympic Track Gold...

Duration:00:59:26

Mini-Episode: Why Guys Follow Instagram Models

9/12/2019
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This question comes to me almost on a daily basis. Why do men follow female instagram models when they’re in a relationship? I break down the behaviours behind why men do this and give a few tools for men to create more awareness around this. Are you looking to find your purpose, navigate transition or fix your relationships, all with a powerful group of men from around the world? Check out The Alliance and join me today. Check out our Facebook Page or the Men's community. Subscribe on...

Duration:00:14:41

Question the Rules: Modern Dating

9/9/2019
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SAXX Underwear and ManTalks have partnered to Question the Rules: of Men and host a series of (sometimes uncomfortable) conversations about being a man today. No bullsh*t, no filters, #nostatusquo. First up – we’re talking dating in 2019, from sexting, to apps, ghosting, #metoo and more. Join the conversation, featuring ManTalks founder Connor Beaton; communications coach Mark Groves; DJ, artist and sexual assault survivor Zeke Thomas and leading NYC-based couples therapist Vienna...

Duration:01:29:33

Mini-Episode: How To Apologize To A Man

9/5/2019
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Ever wondered why your apologies sometimes don't land with the men in your life? Well, here is a simple 4 step process for apologizing to the men in your life and making it land! Are you looking to find your purpose, navigate transition or fix your relationships, all with a powerful group of men from around the world? Check out The Alliance and join me today. Check out our Facebook Page or the Men's community. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify For more episodes...

Duration:00:14:02

Gerard Powell - How Plant Medicine Changed My Life

9/2/2019
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Gerard Powell is a philanthropic entrepreneur, author, and inspirational speaker. He is the founder and CEO of Rythmia Life Advancement Center in Costa Rica, the largest medically licensed facility in the world to offer ayahuasca (indigenous plant medicine). Gerard is an expert businessman, skilled at starting, growing, and selling companies for profit. His path brought him all the financial abundance he could imagine, including the sale of his last company for $89 million in 2004. Although...

Duration:00:54:26

Mini-Episode: How To Apologize To A Woman

8/29/2019
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Ever apologize to your partner and have it go sideways? Or when you do apologize it doesn't seem to land or get resolved? This is because how men apologize and how women forgive are two different things. If you’re tired of having the same argument, or want to understand how to effectively resolve conflict with a woman, listen to this episode. Are you looking to find your purpose, navigate transition or fix your relationships, all with a powerful group of men from around the world? Check...

Duration:00:17:38

Dr. Steven Hayes - How to liberate your mind and deepen your inner peace

8/26/2019
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Steven C. Hayes is Nevada Foundation Professor at the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada. An author of 45 books and over 625 scientific articles. He is the developer of Relational Frame Theory, and has guided its extension to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) a popular evidence-based form of psychotherapy that is now practiced by tens of thousands of clinicians all around the world. Dr. Hayes has been President of several scientific and professional societies...

Duration:01:02:47

Mini-Episode: How To Strengthen Your Mind, And Deal With The Broken Parts

8/22/2019
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What do we do with the failures in our lives that leave us feeling broken? How do we overcome the mental hurdles we all face and strengthen our mind? This episode will teach you about an ancient Japanese tradition and how it can be used to help you become stronger mentally, emotionally, and physically. Are you looking to find your purpose, navigate transition or fix your relationships, all with a powerful group of men from around the world? Check out The Alliance and join me...

Duration:00:15:35

Anonymous Guest - A Fathers Rage, And Breaking Free From Unhealthy Patterns

8/19/2019
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This Anonymous Man opens up about his childhood in a abusive home and the challenges of having one marriage end in divorce, and another not far behind. He talks about the patterns which have been playing out in his relationships, and we trace it back to the childhood trauma he experienced. We also talk about integrating and moving through trauma and how we can strengthen our ability to stay grounded in the face of wanting to shut down, turn away, or blow up. Are you looking to find your...

Duration:01:15:51

Mini-Episode: How To Forgive Your Father

8/15/2019
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If you want to find a deeper sense of purpose in life, have healthier, more rich relationships, or more meaningful connections, it starts by healing the relationship to your father. Whether he’s estranged, abusive, dead, or alive and kicking, this is an important step to reaching your potential and taking action towards your goals and dreams. Are you looking to find your purpose, navigate transition or fix your relationships, all with a powerful group of men from around the world? Check...

Duration:00:13:50

John Kim - I Used to Be a Miserable F*** and the Future of Therapy

8/12/2019
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John Kim is an author and licensed therapist who pioneered the online life coaching movement eight years ago, after going through a divorce and rebirth. He started a blog called The Angry Therapist and quickly built a devoted following of fans who loved the frank and authentic insights that he freely shared on social media. He pulled the curtain back and showed himself by practicing transparency and sharing his story, something therapists are taught NOT to do. Kim became known as an...

Duration:01:00:11

Mini-Episode: Comments on El Paso and Dayton Shootings

8/8/2019
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The recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton have caused a lot of reflection across the nation. After having countless people reaching out to speak on the topic, I dive in to the impact of the actions that were taken a few days ago, what will change (if anything), and how we can make progress on a challenging subject. Are you looking to find your purpose, navigate transition or fix your relationships, all with a powerful group of men from around the world? Check out The Alliance and join...

Duration:00:13:51

Scott Young - Understanding How We Learn, How to Learn Faster, and Ultralearning

8/5/2019
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Scott H. Young is a writer who undertakes interesting self-education projects, such as attempting to learn MIT’s four-year computer science curriculum in twelve months and learning four languages in one year. He is the author of Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition and, Accelerate Your Career. He lives in Vancouver Canada. Ultralearning - https://www.scotthyoung.com/blog/ultralearning/ Connect with Scott: Blog: www.scotthyoung.com/blog/ Instagram:...

Duration:01:00:05

Mini-Episode: What Stops You From Going All In

8/1/2019
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What stops you from going all in and making your dreams a reality? There can be a number of reasons, but this mini episode breaks down the most common reasons and shares insight from a few brilliant minds on how to live a life built on the foundation of going all in. Are you looking to find your purpose, navigate transition or fix your relationships, all with a powerful group of men from around the world? Check out The Alliance and join me today. Check out our Facebook Page or the Men's...

Duration:00:15:59

Sanjay Rawal - Turning Our Limitations into Internal Victories. Lessons from a 3,100 Mile Marathon.

7/29/2019
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Sanjay spent 15 years working on human rights campaigns globally. He also ran initiatives for acclaimed artists and philanthropists, which gave him the push he needed to start making films. Sanjay’s first documentary, FOOD CHAINS (2014), was produced by Eva Longoria and Eric Schlosser with narration by Forest Whitaker. The film won numerous awards, was released theatrically in 40 cities by Screen Media and was acquired by Netflix. Sanjay’s second film, 3100: RUN AND BECOME, was released...

Duration:00:57:33

Mini-Episode: It's Not a Political Issue, It's a Moral Issue

7/25/2019
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Political issues. If you're like most people, you're tired of hearing about them. But here’s the catch, many of the issues we see in the political arena today aren’t about our political opinions, or who we vote for at the voting box, they are about moral problems, beliefs, and what is morally acceptable. In this episode Connor looks at why people have such a hard time differentiating between moral and political issues, how to address these conversations, and why this is such a crucial...

Duration:00:16:01

Anonymous Man - Facing PTSD, Childhood Trauma, and How Lack of Discipline Impacts Relationships

7/22/2019
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In this episode, Connor interviews a former Army veteran who spent time in Afghanistan in the EOD unit (explosive ordnance disposal). His job was to go out into the field and support clearing bomb, potential explosive, and hazards so the rest of the command could travel freely. This episode digs into a lot. The guest talks about coming back from war with PTSD, the impact it had on his marriage, the infidelity, divorce, and childhood abuse he witnessed between his mother and father. AND it...

Duration:01:29:56

Mini-Episode: How To Be More Accountable

7/18/2019
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Ah yes, accountability. The thing we all want to have and loath to see personal development gurus who seem to have. Here’s the deal - accountability is something YOU have to do. Its an essential life skill. You can only outsource, delegate, and offload so much to the people around you… eventually, you will have to be accountable for the things in your life. Some people might pay for other people to hold you accountable, but this episode (and the work I do) is meant to teach you HOW to be...

Duration:00:13:27

Paul Ollinger - Navigating transition, The Rise Of Facebook, And Modern Comedy

7/15/2019
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Paul was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and had a traditional educational experience—went to college, got an Ivy League MBA, then joined the work force with $100k worth of school debt. However, after achieving success in the corporate world (he was one of the first 250 employees of Facebook as VP, West Coast Sales), he finally decided it was time to give in to his true passion. So, he left the high paying tech field behind and dove into the uncharted waters of… stand up comedy. Today,...

Duration:01:02:29