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Episode: #18 Ryan Michler on masculinity, manhood and how to become a great man.

Who: Today’s guest is Order of man founder Ryan Michler, and is also a father, husband, Iraqi combat veteran. In this episode, we discuss modern men, masculinity and how to be a great man and one worth remembering. Ryan “believes that most, if not all, of the world’s biggest problems could be solved if males everywhere learned how to be better husbands, fathers, friends, and leaders. He’s on a mission to help all men become the men they were meant to be.” Ryan’s website teaches us how to become the best man we can be.

 

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What we cover:

  • Who he is
  • What he thinks masculinity and manliness are
  • When does a boy become a man and how we can create a modern day rites of passage to manhood
  • Why you need to put yourself into difficult situations
  • Why we need to grow into good men
  • The damage that can happen when boys grow up without a good father figure
  • What he thinks makes a good man
  • How we can raise children into becoming good men in the future
  • How you can be a good partner to your romantic lead
  • How he thinks today’s men compare to past generations of men
  • What he considers are the essential skills that a man should know
  • What real masculine power is
  • Who are good male role models to emulate
  • How you can start working towards your goals right now
  • Why you need to have a ‘Band of Brothers’
  • Meetup.com
  • How you can develop confidence
  • Why we need to be physical and be a man of action and take action even before you are ready
  • Why you need to start right now
  • Steve Kamb article is here – Confidence
  • How he deals with the fast prompt questions
  • Why you need to join his Facebook group (I’m a member and it is awesome) – now over 30K members!
  • The Iron Council and why you should become a member
  • Why it is a moral responsibility to grow a beard … if you can!

 

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Episode: #013 Eric Davis on training, brotherhood and how to develop the habits of a hero to achieve your life mission

Who: Eric is a retired Sniper, Navy SEAL, and Military instructor. Today, he utilises his military skills to teach guys how to achieve their life mission, build a strong ‘Brotherhood’ and build the ‘Habits of Heros’.

His about page says “Eric Davis served … as a U.S. Navy SEAL and decorated veteran of the Global War on Terror … recognized as one of the premier sniper instructors in the U.S. military … He is an expert of technical and physical surveillance and was part of an elite group hand-selected to perform intelligence collection in denied areas around the world. Since departing from the SEAL teams, Eric has worked in corporate performance, sales and leadership training bringing an unprecedented amount of innovation, efficiency, and structure to the domain of business and personal performance. Eric is the author of “Raising Men: Lessons Navy SEALs learned from their training and taught to their sons”.”

 

 

What we cover:

  • Who he is
  • His definition of masculinity
  • How to define a successful man
  • The real concept of power
  • Why you need a mission in your life
  • His experiences in the military and what it taught him and if he misses anything from that lifestyle
  • The principles of a military life that you can use in your own life to succeed
  • Why you need to take your various roles in life seriously
  • Why ‘freedom’ is a horrible goal to aim for
  • Why a true ‘brotherhood’ is one of the most important things a guy can have in their life
  • How you can find your own ‘Brotherhood’ to succeed in your life missions
  • You need to become the person you want to make friends with
  • Why you need to be failing more
  • How to start a life of adventure
  • Why you need to learn to fall back on your training to succeed
  • How we are always learning no matter the situation
  • What are the real ingredients of a good job
  • How to get into a state of flow
  • How you can start to dramatically change your life today
  • Tips to become a better leader of men
  • How fatherhood changed him and tips for fathers, why you should raise girls the same ways as boys and how he would react to his kids wanting to join the military
  • How we can be prepared to deal with the worst events in life and why you should never be a victim and how training can help stop violence
  • How you can stop pacing your life away like a caged animal
  • Why you should check out his latest book
  • How he deals with the fast break questions
  • Why you need to become your own role models
  • How someone can keep in touch with him
  • His books
  • So much more

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