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Inaugural “Cultivate Mature Masculinity” Group Meeting!

I’m excited to celebrate completing the very first “Cultivate Mature Masculinity Meetup” group meeting! Our first meeting (on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018) was terrific. We had a small but mighty group of four men who spoke about our current life and relationship challenges, listened to each other and offered and received support. It feels great to meet regularly – to really know and feel in your gut that other men struggle with the same challenges that you […]

Cultivating Uncertainty

Tony Robbins’ list of Six Human Needs he believes we all share include:

  • Certainty/Comfort
  • Uncertainty/Variety
  • Significance
  • Love & Connection
  • Growth
  • Contribution

Uncertainty is generally healthy for most of us, especially if it occurs as “variety.” Variety generally has a positive connotation and as such doesn’t feel threatening. “Do I want to go to a movie, or stay home and watch a video?” you might ask yourself.” “Do I want to go to Costa Rica or Montreal for vacation this year?” you may discuss with […]

Create a Positive Mood with Gratitude & Appreciation

By Roderick Overman

Shawn Achor, T.E.D. Talk speaker and author of the “Happiness Advantage” outlined five simple activities (centered around being grateful) you can do to put yourself into a grateful, appreciative and ultimately positive state of mind.

I describe being grateful and appreciative as:  Truly feeling thankful for each other, for what we have in our personal and professional lives and even for the challenges that come up in our lives, and expressing that thankfulness to others in the physical world in […]

Book Review:  Never Eat Alone

Author: Keith Ferrazzi, Founder & CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight

There are literally thousands of ways to accelerate your effectiveness as an individual, professional, business owner, community leader or CEO – but none potentially as effective as building real, genuine relationships with others.

In his book “Never Eat Alone: And other secrets to success, one relationship at a time,” Keith Ferrazzi, founder and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, a marketing and sales consulting company, outlines an approach to connecting with others and building relationships […]