How to Be a Man – And Fix Your Lady a Drink

One of the pitfalls of being a man trying to impress a lady, is that she most likely assumes that you should already know everything she needs. This is part of the Prince Charming hex, which has been cast over every man’s head. The result is that we are expected to be charming, handsome, polite, […]

Survivors – Overcoming a Hostage Crisis

The 92’-95’ war in Bosnia was complex and convoluted to say the least. I was a reporter following up on a story idea with a religious angle, and was asked to join a peace keeping military patrol that took us deep into bandit country. The cold rain had started driving hard at the windshield of […]

What Women Want in a Man

How many of you guys have dated an amazing woman, only to mess up, and have absolutely no idea what went wrong? Did you know that there are game rules for getting laid, and if you play them right, you actually can have your cake, and eat it every night without a single complaint. It […]

Survivors – Shot Six Times At Point Blank Range

I am the survivor of an intense two year stalking and harassment situation that culminated with attempted murder. I was living in New York City at the time (2006). The perpetrator was a woman who had been evicted from a property I managed. She tried suing my business partners and myself, claiming a number of […]

Celebrity Mindset Coach, Sam Chauhan, Tells Us Three Things Every Guy Should Know

Sam Chauhan is responsible for the success of hundreds of athletes, poker players, and Fortune 500 professionals. So when he told us three things that he thought we ought to know; we listened–and you should probably too. Materialism Doesn’t Create Happiness Happiness comes from within your inner core. You can’t control all of the things […]

How to Be a Man – Tips for Everyday Survival

If you asked a survivor what makes them different from anyone else; most would tell you they were just lucky, or driven to see their family. The truth is, not everybody can cope under pressure. Ninety-five percent of the people who die during an emergency, do so because they failed to take action. There are […]

Survivors – Escape From Katrina Dome

At 10 AM Sunday morning, they announced mandatory evacuations. The airport, Amtrak, and Greyhound were all shut down, but I knew the Superdome was open. I got there at 11AM, and by evening, there were 10,000 people. Katrina hit Monday morning. At 6:20 AM, two 20′ by 20′ panels from the roof blew off, and […]

Forget Positive Thinking…

There is a reason why you are not as far along in your career as you would like to be… And it certainly is not because you haven’t been engaging in enough positive thinking. Here is a newsflash for you. It takes five compliments just to override one single negative criticism. And unfortunately, it is […]

How to Be a Man… and Kick Ass

There are a lot of naysayers out there who think that men have forgot how to kick ass. We’re not talking about grabbing a crowbar and beating the tar out of someone; but rather learning a skill, perfecting it, and then working to be the best at it. If you are ready to rise above […]

How to Be a Man – Street Fighting

It is going to happen to you one day. You’ll be wondering along, minding your business; when suddenly you cross in the path of someones who is having a much worse day than you. Your initial reaction will be to try to talk your way out of a confrontation. Nobody seeks a fight, unless they […]