MATE: Become The Man Women Want

This book is not for you. Why? Because I'm pretty sure I have no male readers under the age of 25. This book is for them. Guys who don't understand what women want. Guys between 16 and 25'ish. This might include your son or grandson.  But not us.  We completely understand the women in our lives.  Right? I am alerting you to this book because I realized I was calling all my buddies and telling them to get a copy to see if it's right for their sons. Guys, this is the book you wish ..

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You…the hero in an epic story

About a month ago I spoke to the Eagle Group as John Swaney's guest.  The Eagle Group serves Minnesota Veterans in career transition and everyone attending that night was either looking for a job or had found one with the group's support.  I met a lot of interesting and impressive men and women that night. One of those interesting people was Alan Hill.  I had breakfast with Alan earlier this week.  Although Alan is now an IT guy at United Health Group, he's also got lots of experience in ..

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How we are 90% Chimp and 10% Bee

One of the most interesting books I read in 2013 was Jonathan Haidt's best seller The Righteous Mind. What I want to share with you here, what I think relates to networking, is part of what Haidt (pronounced like “hide”) writes in laying the foundation for the larger points in this book. Early in the book, Haidt paraphrases Charles Darwin saying "the most cohesive and cooperative groups generally beat the groups of selfish individualists."  We humans rule the planet because of our ..

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