Why Some Men Are Afraid of Strong Women


A condemnation of one part of a system isn’t necessarily a commendation of its opposite. I constantly encounter men who are offended by criticisms of patriarchal systems of power, to whom I say: your “masculinity” isn’t under attack by anything except your insecurities. Perhaps, a matriarchal order is a viable solution to our problems –Continue reading “Why Some Men Are Afraid of Strong Women”

Three Essential Steps to Being More Convincing


The mechanics behind these agreements are the same, from asking a friend for a simple favour to brokering international peace treaties. So I give you Three Essential Steps to Being More Convincing

(Reblog) My Friend, Mentor, and Business Partner Is a Convicted Criminal


At this point, I will insist that you search his name and read the media’s [mis]representation of his character and the characters of those other friends implicated in the case, and that is also material for another story…

When Persuasion Fails: The Correct Use of Force


We can, rightfully, spend hours talking about the importance of environmental factors to communication. Still, I want to discuss one particular aspect of proper leadership that is often ignored or downplayed in our current social climate – the use of force.

New Project: Learning to Write


It’s been a while. And I have the luxurious excuse of being engaged in an absorbing project. Saying that this project is absorbing is not hyperbole; it is not an intentional exaggeration of the compelling context of this work, which can seem compulsive coming from me. During the last six months, I wrote the trueContinue reading “New Project: Learning to Write”