Continue reading: We Proved That Anyone Can Be Social At My San Diego Retreat
Back in February, before we were all socially distant, we helped six men get socially close to new people in San Diego, California with our exclusive retreat. Except for our first retreat in Majorca, Spain, we’ve always stayed in the heart of a city. This time Julian recommended we go back to our roots. We […]
Continue reading: The Upside Of Almost Having A Stroke During A Pandemic
“I think I’m having a stroke.” I stammered to my wife, struggling to get the words out. We were watching TV when suddenly the vision in my right eye had zig zags running through it. As I gazed around, the room shifted and shimmered like a kaleidoscope. I thought maybe something was wrong with my […]
Continue reading: Why Is Eye Contact Important Anyway?
“You’ve to look people in the eyes.” “Always hold eye contact when you introduce yourself.” “Eye contact is the key to a good first impression.” By the time I was 21, I had heard everything self-improvement advice had to say about the importance of eye contact. And even though it was repeated over and over, […]
Continue reading: How To Spark A Connection When There Isn’t One
I’ve heard it time and time again… “We’ve gone on a couple of dates but I still don’t feel any chemistry. We’re just missing that spark, you know?” The spark. The spark. Oh that elusive spark. You can’t put your finger on it…but you KNOW when it’s there and you definitely know when it’s not. […]
Continue reading: 5 Lies You Tell Yourself About Meeting Women
Putting yourself out there in new social situations is hard. It’s even harder when you’re putting yourself out there to find new romantic connections. You’re exposing yourself to potential judgement, rejection, and heartbreak. So to protect yourself, it’s natural to tell yourself made-up stories. You think it’s not worth trying or nobody will be interested […]
Continue reading: The 5 Biggest Breakthroughs Men Got From My Madrid Retreat
In September, Julian and I hosted our confidence retreat in Madrid, Spain with Kristina coaching alongside us.
Madrid has everything you’d expect about Spain. Warm weather, even warmer people, and legendary food. Even the non-Spanish cuisine was epic. We visited a Japanese restaurant that we all agreed was one of the top meals of our lives.
Continue reading: The Real Reason She’s Not Responding To Your Texts
“Here’s what I texted her…” he said as he handed me his phone, exasperated. I was having coffee with a client. He was frustrated because he met a woman at a food hall the day before, messaged her later, and never heard back. I looked at his phone. The screen read… “It was great meeting […]
Continue reading: How To End A Relationship With Love And Compassion
Today’s article on navigating breakups comes from my close friend Jason Connell. Jason is a psychotherapist and meditation teacher in training. He is also a world-class consultant in leadership and professional speaking. He’s always thoughtful and he’s the perfect person to tackle this sensitive subject. — Earlier this year: I’ve failed. In my hand is […]
Continue reading: 5 Dating Lessons From The Infinite Wisdom Of The Band Tool
Thirteen years. Thirteen LONG years I’ve been waiting for the next album by the rock band Tool. That day has finally come with their release of Fear Inoculum (Spotify or Apple Music). Tool is infamous for poetic, profound, thought-provoking lyrics around life’s deepest subjects. As ridiculous as it sounds, I owe a lot of my personal […]
Continue reading: Who Has It Worse In Dating: Men Or Women?
I met two young women from Silicon Valley while on vacation in the Caribbean. They told me every guy they date prioritizes work over them, even when they’re together. One male friend told me he’s frustrated that women are non-committal, always looking for the next best thing. He said women talk to multiple guys at […]