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How (and Why) to Slay the Certainty Siren

There’s a mythological creature that has plagued humanity forever. It tempts us with its seductive song, promising complete safety and freedom from worry. This creature is the siren called Certainty. When we fall under its spell, we pursue it relentlessly, lured by the tantalizing prospect of perfect security in an uncertain world. Unfortunately, we can […]
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Heroic Men Use Vulnerability to Succeed in Life

If you want to be successful in your relationships, and even in business, then be vulnerable.

Empathy is a Vital Part of the Heroic Man’s Toolbox

At some point, we all wonder if we, or the people around us, are “crazy.” Setting aside how socially tone-deaf the use of that term is in relation to the still-lingering stigma surrounding mental illness, it’s not unnatural to worry about the intentions of the human beings we encounter. It’s part of our subconscious survival mechanism to […]
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