Spotting the defeatist mindset in others is often easier than seeing it in ourselves. While we should "remove the plank from our own eye" before tackling other people's issues, you can practically help other people overcome their negative demons.
There is something so exhilarating about walking through the woods, tracking an animal with the intent to take its life. Aaron Towns was not brought up hunting but was given an opportunity of a lifetime in his twenties to hunt with a friend and had an experience that changed his life forever. He now shares the experience of hunting with his wife and children. Aaron explains the differences between hunting on private and public lands and how you can start hunting without spending thousands of...
The defeatist mindset, which is so obvious to others, may not be so obvious to you. But, a man can overcome his learned helplessness. Here's a quick talk on how to identify it and defeat the defeatist mindset.
In today’s interview we are going off-road with Mike Morrison, the director of recreation with Overland Experts. Overland Experts teaches a curriculum to everyone from family to military how to drive 4 wheel drive vehicles. Mike explains how he moved from a meek and mild dad and employee to a leader and adventure seeker and explains how others can make this same change in their lives.
It's hard to believe it has been 5 years since starting Wolf & Iron. It's also hard to believe it has taken this long for me to clarify the message and set some direction to the mission of helping men Heed the High Call.
In this special Truck Talk Thursday episode, I talk about where we've been, how things have changed over the years, and where we are headed.
In order to be an awesome man, you've got to be alive. That's something of a pre-req. Far too many men are dying of preventable diseases and struggling to be the fathers and husbands we need them to be due to mental health issues. Movember is helping turn the tide. Find out how to join our Movember team and help change the face of men's health.
We often hear about work/life balance, but that often misses the mark. In my experience, family and personal goals are pushed to the side in order to satisfy the demands of work. But, what if we didn't think of it as a balance, but more of a target with what matters most in the center?
Theodore Roosevelt famously said: "Get action! Do things! Be sane! Get action!" This advice was given to a friend, a former Rough Rider, who came to TR for a handout after falling on hard times. Apathy is such an easy trap to fall into. Our unwillingness to care, to move, to act can be disguised by our business in life or the many distractions available to us.
In this episode I talk on how to overcome apathy and get action!
I’ve noticed a connection between succeeding as an entrepreneur and a desire to teach; to share the knowledge that has helped you get to where you are. For many entrepreneurs, taking the time to sit down and write a book and go through the publishing process (which can take a year or more) seems like an impossible task when also faced with the challenges of running their business.
Jessie Krieger, author and founder of Entrepreneur Lifestyle Press, gives men some advice on entrepreneurship,...
When I launched the Wolf & Iron Store I knew I wanted to carry only USA made products, but, I wasn't aware of some of the challenges that come along with doing so. Growing up in the 80s, as I did, it seemed like everything was made in the US, but as we all know there has been a very big shift to overseas labor and cheaper products. Competition is fierce. However, it's great to see the US getting back in the fight!
We hear an awful lot about "Toxic Masculinity" these days. However, if there is such a thing, then there must also be something called simply "Masculinity", right? In this Truck Talk Thursday episode I talk about how we can turn the argument in our favor.
No doubt you've heard the phrase "Chivalry is dead", but is it? While women are certainly more liberated in many respects, does that mean that don't appreciate a man being chivalrous? And, what does it look like in today's day and age?
I had the pleasure of being a guest on the Suited for Life Podcast. The conversation was fantastic and I knew I had to share it here. Jason Goggans and Justin Kier had some great questions for me, and some excellent points on entrepreneurship, overcoming head trash, and being legacy minded.
With the education system continuing to push social-transforming nonsense on our kids, and the abysmal education that is taking place, more and more families are opting to homeschool. We've homeschooled all the way to college, and I share some thoughts on the subject.
There has been a movement recently to introduce, through legal channels, new gender non-conforming pronouns and to require them to be used in schools and other public institutions. Here are my thoughts on the issue.
When family comes first, how does a man deal with postponing his passions and dreams, sometimes for years? And, are there occasions which family doesn't come first and a man needs to take care of his own needs?
What can planting pecan trees teach us about thinking generationally? We live in a society that is so focused on the next and the new that we tend to forget about how the now affects the future, particularly the future of our children and grandchildren.
Porn has become the norm for many men and women, yet the effects on our brain and relationship as a result, is devastating. Garrett Jonsson shares his experience overcoming pornography and how it affects the brain.