Knowing Your Why

Back to follow-through. He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. – Friedrich Nietzsche To do something big, whether it’s a change of habit or a new project or something else, we will not follow through unless we know why we are doing it. Change is hard,...

Burning the Village Down

“If you don’t initiate your young men into the tribe, they will burn down the village” It’s an oddly unpopular idea these days, but men need men to mentor them and help them. We evolved in bands with other men, and many of the ways we bond and grow are based around...

Fathers

We’ll get back to the specifics of following-through tomorrow or the day after. There is really no way around the fact that we owe our lives to a father of some kind. Even if it’s just a literal sperm donor, somewhere, somehow, we all have fathers. There is also no...

Accountability Revisited

“Can you elaborate on the ways to follow through?” I try to keep things under 300 words and cannot always go into as much detail as people would like, so we’ll work on clarifying/specifying a couple of things over the next few days. How can we establish accountability...

Destroy What Destroys You

If you were to make a time log that documented your life in 15 minute increments, what would be on there the most? People always have their go to answers when I ask them this question: Family God Work Chores Reading Driving We all like to think that our times goes to...