Entries by Chad

It’s Not Easy Being the Alpha

The crew from the BBC Earth are following a troop of monkeys in West Africa. Still affected by what they saw the day prior, when a group of males attacked and possibly killed the alpha of the group in a coup attempt to knock the leader, David, whom the crew had grown to admire and […]

7 Steps to Develop Unbreakable Resilience

Resilience is similar to toughness, well, it is toughness, but it’s deeper, it’s inner strength and fortitude. Resilience could have also been the title for this part of the course, which brings up a truly great book by Eric Greitens called, Resilience. In his book, Greitens, a former Navy SEAL talks about something we’ve touched […]

12 Rules for Life for My Unborn Son

I need references. That is, I need references to remind me how to live, what decisions to make, how to act daily, how to get the best from life. Jordan Peterson‘s book, the 12 Rules for Life, will be re-read time and time again until I kick the bucket. I’d like to spend more time thinking […]

How A Man Gains Confidence

I was on the phone the other day with a guy I actually look up to. He’s a good two decades older than I am, and he’s built a great business, he’s raised a wonderful family, and he has a great outlook on life. We were talking about manhood and things along those lines, then […]

Yes, You Should Be Hard On Yourself

Yes, Be Hard On Yourself “If unwilling to rise in the morning, say to thyself, ‘I awake to do the work of a man.’” –Marcus Aurelius It feels like we’re always walking a fine line between appreciation and improvement. We need to appreciate where we are, what we have, and what we’ve done (if we’ve […]

The Winners Are the Losers Who Keep…

“The saints are the sinners who keep on trying.” ― Robert Louis Stevenson The winners are the losers who keep trying. Have you ever chatted with a billionaire? How about a multimillionaire or simply someone you look up to or aspire to be like, or adopt some aspect of his life… I have with every […]

The Man Show: Win Today

Too many good ideas turn into cliches that people then ignore. Many, if taken to heart, explain how we should live. Today I woke up, to be honest, ‘feeling’ a bit down. I know, I know, we’re the burden-bearers, we’re not supposed to feel down, it’s a useless way to feel, but holy hell is […]