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How to Deal with Feeling Inferior

Tweet Along with powerlessness, feeling inferior is one of the most difficult experiences a man can have. When you deal directly with feeling inferior, this rips off any facade or structure that you have built to convince others of the … Continue reading

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How to Build More Confidence

Tweet Confidence is an inside job. There are situations and people that can affirm you, boost you up, and make you feel confident, but people and situations come and go, and the steady stream of confidence you’re used to getting … Continue reading

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Taming the Negative Self-Critic

Tweet Most people don’t know it’s always there, because they take it for granted. It’s that little voice inside, constantly evaluating, criticizing and shaming you. It’s the annoying voice of evaluation that prevents you from finding spontaneity or freedom in … Continue reading

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2011 End-of-the-Year Self-Assessment

At the end of the year, taking stock of the things that worked (and didn’t) is a great opportunity to build on those things in the new year. Sometimes, our blind spots get in our way, but this self-assessment gives you a chance to identify how your life was in 2011. Continue reading

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4 X 4 Tips to Better Self-Esteem for Men

Tweet (reprinted from January’s edition of “Mentality” for men) Healthy self-esteem is a critical component in a well-balanced life. Guys need it just the same, and it’s a consistent practice over time to maintain and refine good self-esteem, or the … Continue reading

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What (And Where’s) My Passion?

Tweet Gary Vaynerchuk seems to know a thing or two about passion. His book – “Crush It” – details the application of his passion, and how he built his family wine business into a multimillion dollar empire. In a talk … Continue reading

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It’s An Inside Job: Scribbles On Cultivating Self-Esteem

Tweet As men and women, we get a lot of our self-esteem and identity through outside sources: work, sport, friends, partners and through roles we play. But how much of that is internally-derived self-esteem? Depending on outside sources for primary … Continue reading

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Winners vs. Losers

Tweet The thing about winning is that it also produces losers. Somebody’s gotta lose. We’ve been winning and losing since we were young. From our earliest experiences, from the kickball field to the career ladder, we have been confronted with … Continue reading

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