Kindness

  First, thank you for visiting my blog and website! I'm grateful to have a few minutes of your attention. My intention here is to offer tips, resources, and encouragement to liberal, well-read men who want to be stronger allies to women but are unsure of where...

  One of the most important steps toward becoming an effective ally to people of color is recognizing and accepting our existing white privilege. This is not something to feel defensive or guilty about; more helpfully, it's an awareness that can cultivate gratitude and a determination...

  On the home page of my website I declare one, who I am and, two, what I promise to deliver regarding helping men to be a strong ally to women: I'm a husband, dad of daughters, writer, certified executive coach, feminist, and ally, helping well-read, liberal...

There are several Native American holidays celebrated throughout the calendar year. This Thursday, June 21, is the traditional day for the Inti Raymi Festival, coinciding with the winter solstice and the Native celebration of the sun as a life-giving power. Read here to learn more...

Interesting article regarding possible connections between the opioid crisis and workforce participation. It’s vital that we do a better job helping those who suffer to get the emotional and medical support they truly need, for sustainable recovery and resumption of a meaningful life....

For me, a white male of privilege, yesterday was a tipping point when a subconscious perception became an obvious truth: career development is a human rights issue. Please allow me to elaborate. My life is dedicated to helping others gain the awareness, resources, and guidance needed to...

As I hit a "milestone" birthday this weekend, I find myself grateful for the journey so far and excited about the possibilities going forward. There's a lot of things I would do differently if I could regarding people, circumstances, and key choices. But I've learned and...

I've been captivated by the classic Lynyrd Skynyrd song "Simple Man" for much of the past year. The singer reflects on his mother sitting him down when he was a boy, and offering pearls of wisdom intended to guide him across his life. Among her words...

This is my first online journal entry since Oct. 4 of last year. That's a long silence for me, and it's been a busy one. I wrote then, "Less, but quality. Simple, yet meaningful. Accessible, but transcendent. Present, yet emergent." Since then, I've sold a house that...