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1609, 2022

Being the Rock

By |September 16th, 2022|

While much in the way of traditional gender roles has shifted in modern times, most women I know still want a man who can be the rock in the relationship. But just what does being the rock entail? I asked this question in the Community, and this is what a few ...

1009, 2022
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Men’s Summit a Magnificent Milestone

By |September 10th, 2022|

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” is a saying by the famous Greek philosopher Aristotle in 330BC. The fact that he came up with it must mean he attended a Men’s Leadership Summit. I am still buzzing two weeks later and still trying to figure out ...

809, 2022
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New Western is a Fitting Tribute to Dads in ‘Hostile Territory’

By |September 8th, 2022|

Hostile Territory, the latest offering from actor, director, and writer Brian Presley, has all the right dads-for-kids ingredients. Set in Missouri in the mid-1860s, the 2022 film is an award-worthy western with a crisp contemporary edge. The well-thought-out script follows battle-hardened Union army Captain Jack Calgrove, who, at war’s end, ...

209, 2022
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Mixed Martial Arts Dad Takes Down Alligator on Morning School Run

By |September 2nd, 2022|

Here’s some dad-spiration like no other. Mike Trinh, an MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter from Texas, took down a mid-sized alligator in his driveway before dropping his kids off at school. Trinh retold the event on Instagram, saying, he first dismissed his daughter’s alligator alert, because he thought she was ...

2008, 2022
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Maximised Manhood

By |August 20th, 2022|

Ed Cole left a lasting legacy teaching men how to maximise their manhood and put their families first, accepting that fatherhood was their primary responsibility. Isn’t it an awesome privilege to be a father? When you witness the birth of your first child, it truly is a humbling experience. Unfortunately, ...

1507, 2022
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Jordan Peterson’s Latest Bolt of Truth

By |July 15th, 2022|

Jordan Peterson issues a fresh challenge to men, to follow their highest impulses and become the strong husbands and fathers they are meant to be; to find and fulfil their purpose in life, in service to the community and the world. I first wrote about Jordan Peterson on 18 February ...

2306, 2022
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‘Top Gun – Maverick’ is Action-Based “Dad Cinema” At Its Very Best

By |June 23rd, 2022|

Top Gun: Maverick is smashing box offices, and it’s easy to understand why. The film is spectacularly outpacing its weak-because-they’re-woke counterparts, because the film’s unapologetic dad themes resonate. Alongside the gutsy F-18 camera shots, audiences are in love with the Tom Cruise/Joseph Kosinski sequel because its father-son backstory hits home. Even ...

1404, 2022
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The Power of Commitment

By |April 14th, 2022|

Becoming a man and a father requires the ability to commit to your family and to sacrifice for them. Here is a frank interview of a dad who had to learn the virtue of commitment while on the job. Benjamin Franklin said, “Honesty is the best policy.” Zig Ziglar, one ...

701, 2022
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Men & Chores: Why We Do Them

By |January 7th, 2022|

Research shows that religious men tend to do more chores than non-religious, progressive men. What is the reason behind this? And what other reasons might men have to delve into the thick of housework? While housework is not the most glamorous of duties, research from the University of Utah suggests ...

312, 2021
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When Real Men Speak, Truth Trumps Fiction

By |December 3rd, 2021|

The life of Frank Capra is a reminder that real-life stories are often the most powerful we will ever hear. When real men like Frank Capra speak, truth trumps fiction.  Like many in Generation X, I was raised on television by Boomers who chose to co-parent with the idiot box! ...

2011, 2021

International Men’s Day is Making a Difference!

By |November 20th, 2021|

The celebration of International Men's Day is saving men's lives by the tens of thousands every year that it is celebrated. Read about some of the awesome events that took place this year. International Men's Day is exploding around the world. So firstly, thank you for your support for Internationals ...

1311, 2021
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International Men’s Day: An Idea Whose Time is Come

By |November 13th, 2021|

Life is an adventure. Coordinating International Men’s Day (IMD) for the world is a super adventure. For starters, it is a relatively new concept on the world stage of ideas, but as Victor Hugo once said, “Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time is come.” International Men’s Day ...

511, 2021
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International Men’s Day is a Defence for Men and Women

By |November 5th, 2021|

International Men's Day is more relevant than ever. Celebrating this important day is the key, not just to defending men – but women, children and families as well. In two weeks we will mark International Men's Day, on Friday 19th November. So why should we celebrate International Men's Day? The ...

3010, 2021
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Involved Fathers Are Indispensable

By |October 30th, 2021|

The role that involved fathers play is vital. The opposite is also true: uninvolved fathers can cause significant wounds. But even these wounds can be redeemed to help others. “An engaged and loving father is the most powerful man-making force on the planet,” writes Earl Hipp in his perceptive article ...

2910, 2021
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‘Dads on Duty’ Deploys Dads in Schools to End Gang Violence

By |October 29th, 2021|

American fathers have launched a new initiative in schools that provides a powerful reminder of the important role dads play in the lives of their children – and the community. To tackle rising school violence, up to 40 dads from Southwood High School in Louisiana have banded together under the ...

2310, 2021
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10 Chuck Norris Facts That Are Fuel for Dad Life

By |October 23rd, 2021|

The internet was ablaze in the 2000s with quips featuring American actor Chuck Norris (aka Carlos Ray Norris). Some of the best examples included, “Chuck Norris’s mind is connected to the internet. He refreshes Web pages by blinking;” and “Chuck Norris grinds his coffee with his teeth and boils water ...

1610, 2021
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You are Never Ready to Lose Your Father

By |October 16th, 2021|

Jordan Peterson says, “It is necessary to be strong in the face of death, because death is intrinsic to life. It is for this reason that I tell my students: aim to be the person at your father's funeral that everyone, in their grief and misery, can rely on. There's ...

1110, 2021
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Suicide: The Unspoken Epidemic Destroying Our Nation

By |October 11th, 2021|

Men are killing themselves in record numbers, yet we refuse to talk about it. Men achieve all that they are told will satisfy them, and yet they can not see enough joy and hope in life to keep going. It is time to speak up and stop this silent epidemic ...

610, 2021
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A Lasting Life Purpose

By |October 6th, 2021|

What do the first man to run a sub-4 minute mile and an 85-year-old man who hit rock bottom following a family tragedy have in common? Answer: they both opened the door for future generations to walk through, and left for themselves a lasting life purpose. Read on and listen ...

210, 2021
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Denzel Washington – The Meaning of Manhood in an anti-John Wayne world

By |October 2nd, 2021|

Other than headlining Hollywood blockbusters, Denzel Washington is also a sharp, and gifted public speaker. Staying true to the latter, Washington delivered a 30min address during this year’s Better Man event in Orlando, Florida. https://youtu.be/NWl4L4yKN04   The John Wayne Formula In a sit-down interview with the Reverend A. R Bernard, Washington ...

2209, 2021
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Decision Making Under Uncertainty for Real Men

By |September 22nd, 2021|

Life is getting more complex, and decision making under uncertainty is getting harder. As real men, how do we approach important decisions without being paralysed by worry over the outcome? That is the topic of this week’s podcast. My teens like the privileges that come with getting older. But one ...

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