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Men of Character Podcast

Bill Masur

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Men of Character Podcast
Men of Character Podcast

Men of Character Podcast

Bill Masur

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Learn what it takes to be a man of character. Conversations and stories with interesting and inspiring people so we can all improve.I've recently written a book called The Book of Uncomfortable Truths: A Guide to Navigating the Modern World and Forging Your Own Destiny. Check it out here: gumroad.com/l/YoAIw/profile Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

Latest Episodes

Ep 8. José Alberto Niño : Capitalism Vs. Socialism & Is There A Better Way?

EIn this episode I talk with José Alberto Niño, a contrarian political writer, about the differences between capitalism and socialism and whether there is a better system for mankind. We discuss the dynamics in countries like Venezuela and how capitalism came to dominate the West and what this means for the future. We answer the questions of why are capitalism and socialism are so misunderstood and how should we properly view each of them without bias or ideologies. You can sign up for Jose's newsletter here: http://josealnino.com/newsletter/ You can follow him on Twitter @JoseAlNino --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

68 MINSEP 18
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Ep 8. José Alberto Niño : Capitalism Vs. Socialism & Is There A Better Way?

Ep. 7 Interview w/ Jeremy Fox : The Internal Balance of Love and Discipline

EJeremy is an LPC (counselor) specializing in trauma recovery via EMDR. He's the Host of “The Fox Den” podcast, you can find him on Twitter @FoxtherapyLLC. In this landmark episode, the Fox Den and Bill’s own Men of Character podcast unite for a power hour of discussions regarding psychology, sociology, and spirituality. We introduce ourselves, with our respective credentials, and launch directly into conversation. Here is a sampling of what we address: Bill’s passion for curating education and applied wisdom for men The role he sees for himself as a Twitter and online influencer My inspiration for addressing the psychology effects of social media How to overcome the introjected (internalized) parental critic The origins of “Imposter Syndrome" The origins of emotions Narrative Therapy (enhancing positive self-stories) Anxiety reappraisal therapy The cognitive pattern holding people back from productivity Life-hack to superpower your productivity The two types of narcissism, the reason for their rise, and how they may be alleviated. Empathy traps Overcoming ego limitations Development as either assimilation or accommodation Authentic vs. narcissistic confidence The tempering of acceptance and accountability Acceptance vs. resignation The perils of learned helplessness The two main concerns facing contemporary society A brief introduction to existential therapy The significance of the Adverse Childhood Experiences Scale (ACES) The crucial importance of mental AND physical nutrition Further Reading: “The Book of Uncomfortable Truths,” by Bill Masurhttps://gumroad.com/l/YoAIw “Letting Go” by David Hawkins, MD PhD “Self-Compassion: the Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself,” by Kristin Neff, PhD “The Upside of Stress: Why Stress is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It," by Kelly McGonigal, PhD “Man’s Search for Meaning,” by Viktor E. Frankl “The 48 Laws of Power,” by Robert Greene --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

84 MINAUG 16
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Ep. 7 Interview w/ Jeremy Fox : The Internal Balance of Love and Discipline

Ep. 6 Overcoming Depression, Anxiety & Finding Contentment : Interview w/ Matt Stephens & Paul Domenick

EIn this episode I talk with Matt Stephens & Paul Domenick about how they overcame depression and anxiety in their own lives. They both share their own journey's and how they managed to overcome those states and live happy and productive lives. Listen to this episode if want to understand how these states and emotions can't stop you from becoming the best version of yourself. You can find Paul on social media @PaulMDomenick You can find Matt on social media @Matt_S_Stephens --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

102 MINJUL 30
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Ep. 6 Overcoming Depression, Anxiety & Finding Contentment : Interview w/ Matt Stephens & Paul Domenick

Ep. 5 F*ck Time Management, ENERGY Management : Interview w/ Justin C. Scott

EIn this episode I talk with Justin C. Scott who is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur about how he lives a productive life. We look at how men can channel their energy to be more productive which is less talked about than time management on the subject of productivity. You can find Justin on Twitter and Instagram @iamjustincscott --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

61 MINJUL 22
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Ep. 5 F*ck Time Management, ENERGY Management : Interview w/ Justin C. Scott

Ep. 4 The Demise of Faith : Interview w/ Jack Peach

EIn this episode I talk with Jack Peach who is a social researcher and teacher about his journey from atheism to faith. We also touch on the effects of alcohol, the difference between happiness and contentment, why modern people have a lack of meaning in their lives, and much more. You can find Jack on Twitter @thinkinpeach and on his blog at thinkinpeach.com. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

77 MINJUN 26
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Ep. 4 The Demise of Faith : Interview w/ Jack Peach

Ep. 3 Interview w/ Zak Slayback on the work of John Taylor Gatto : The Dangers of Forced Schooling

In this episode I talk with Zak Slayback on the work of John Taylor Gatto who unfortunately passed away late last year. Zak and I discuss JTG's work on the dangers of forced schooling and how it has affected our own lives. John Taylor Gatto (December 15, 1935 – October 25, 2018) was an American author and school teacher who taught in the classroom for nearly 30 years. He devoted much of his energy to his teaching career, then, following his resignation, authored several books on modern education criticizing its ideology, history, and consequences. Zak wrote the foreword to JTG’s book Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

54 MINJAN 2
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Ep. 3 Interview w/ Zak Slayback on the work of John Taylor Gatto : The Dangers of Forced Schooling

Ep. 2 Interview with Amy Morin : What Mentally Strong People and Parents Don't Do

This episode is a talk from the Men of Character Conference. You can watch the conference at www.menofcharacterconference.com. Amy walks us through the 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do and The 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do from her best selling books. She explains how a victimhood mentality in children and parents negatively affects our lives. She also discusses how her own experience led her to deeply understand what strong people do when they are faced with tragedy and how can we incorporate that way of living into our own lives. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

67 MIN2018 SEP 30
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Ep. 2 Interview with Amy Morin : What Mentally Strong People and Parents Don't Do

Ep. 1: Mark Berisha - Leading Your Family Through Difficult Circumstances

In this episode, Bill Masur speaks with Mark Berisha about his experience leading his family as a father with a son who was born with Epidermolysis bullosa a rare genetic condition. This talk is part of the Men of Character Conference that will be airing from 9/24 to 9/26 at www.menofcharacterconference.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

38 MIN2018 SEP 20
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Ep. 1: Mark Berisha - Leading Your Family Through Difficult Circumstances
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Latest Episodes

Ep 8. José Alberto Niño : Capitalism Vs. Socialism & Is There A Better Way?

EIn this episode I talk with José Alberto Niño, a contrarian political writer, about the differences between capitalism and socialism and whether there is a better system for mankind. We discuss the dynamics in countries like Venezuela and how capitalism came to dominate the West and what this means for the future. We answer the questions of why are capitalism and socialism are so misunderstood and how should we properly view each of them without bias or ideologies. You can sign up for Jose's newsletter here: http://josealnino.com/newsletter/ You can follow him on Twitter @JoseAlNino --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

68 MINSEP 18
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Ep 8. José Alberto Niño : Capitalism Vs. Socialism & Is There A Better Way?

Ep. 7 Interview w/ Jeremy Fox : The Internal Balance of Love and Discipline

EJeremy is an LPC (counselor) specializing in trauma recovery via EMDR. He's the Host of “The Fox Den” podcast, you can find him on Twitter @FoxtherapyLLC. In this landmark episode, the Fox Den and Bill’s own Men of Character podcast unite for a power hour of discussions regarding psychology, sociology, and spirituality. We introduce ourselves, with our respective credentials, and launch directly into conversation. Here is a sampling of what we address: Bill’s passion for curating education and applied wisdom for men The role he sees for himself as a Twitter and online influencer My inspiration for addressing the psychology effects of social media How to overcome the introjected (internalized) parental critic The origins of “Imposter Syndrome" The origins of emotions Narrative Therapy (enhancing positive self-stories) Anxiety reappraisal therapy The cognitive pattern holding people back from productivity Life-hack to superpower your productivity The two types of narcissism, the reason for their rise, and how they may be alleviated. Empathy traps Overcoming ego limitations Development as either assimilation or accommodation Authentic vs. narcissistic confidence The tempering of acceptance and accountability Acceptance vs. resignation The perils of learned helplessness The two main concerns facing contemporary society A brief introduction to existential therapy The significance of the Adverse Childhood Experiences Scale (ACES) The crucial importance of mental AND physical nutrition Further Reading: “The Book of Uncomfortable Truths,” by Bill Masurhttps://gumroad.com/l/YoAIw “Letting Go” by David Hawkins, MD PhD “Self-Compassion: the Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself,” by Kristin Neff, PhD “The Upside of Stress: Why Stress is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It," by Kelly McGonigal, PhD “Man’s Search for Meaning,” by Viktor E. Frankl “The 48 Laws of Power,” by Robert Greene --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

84 MINAUG 16
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Ep. 7 Interview w/ Jeremy Fox : The Internal Balance of Love and Discipline

Ep. 6 Overcoming Depression, Anxiety & Finding Contentment : Interview w/ Matt Stephens & Paul Domenick

EIn this episode I talk with Matt Stephens & Paul Domenick about how they overcame depression and anxiety in their own lives. They both share their own journey's and how they managed to overcome those states and live happy and productive lives. Listen to this episode if want to understand how these states and emotions can't stop you from becoming the best version of yourself. You can find Paul on social media @PaulMDomenick You can find Matt on social media @Matt_S_Stephens --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

102 MINJUL 30
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Ep. 6 Overcoming Depression, Anxiety & Finding Contentment : Interview w/ Matt Stephens & Paul Domenick

Ep. 5 F*ck Time Management, ENERGY Management : Interview w/ Justin C. Scott

EIn this episode I talk with Justin C. Scott who is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur about how he lives a productive life. We look at how men can channel their energy to be more productive which is less talked about than time management on the subject of productivity. You can find Justin on Twitter and Instagram @iamjustincscott --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

61 MINJUL 22
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Ep. 5 F*ck Time Management, ENERGY Management : Interview w/ Justin C. Scott

Ep. 4 The Demise of Faith : Interview w/ Jack Peach

EIn this episode I talk with Jack Peach who is a social researcher and teacher about his journey from atheism to faith. We also touch on the effects of alcohol, the difference between happiness and contentment, why modern people have a lack of meaning in their lives, and much more. You can find Jack on Twitter @thinkinpeach and on his blog at thinkinpeach.com. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

77 MINJUN 26
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Ep. 4 The Demise of Faith : Interview w/ Jack Peach

Ep. 3 Interview w/ Zak Slayback on the work of John Taylor Gatto : The Dangers of Forced Schooling

In this episode I talk with Zak Slayback on the work of John Taylor Gatto who unfortunately passed away late last year. Zak and I discuss JTG's work on the dangers of forced schooling and how it has affected our own lives. John Taylor Gatto (December 15, 1935 – October 25, 2018) was an American author and school teacher who taught in the classroom for nearly 30 years. He devoted much of his energy to his teaching career, then, following his resignation, authored several books on modern education criticizing its ideology, history, and consequences. Zak wrote the foreword to JTG’s book Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

54 MINJAN 2
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Ep. 3 Interview w/ Zak Slayback on the work of John Taylor Gatto : The Dangers of Forced Schooling

Ep. 2 Interview with Amy Morin : What Mentally Strong People and Parents Don't Do

This episode is a talk from the Men of Character Conference. You can watch the conference at www.menofcharacterconference.com. Amy walks us through the 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do and The 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do from her best selling books. She explains how a victimhood mentality in children and parents negatively affects our lives. She also discusses how her own experience led her to deeply understand what strong people do when they are faced with tragedy and how can we incorporate that way of living into our own lives. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

67 MIN2018 SEP 30
Comments
Ep. 2 Interview with Amy Morin : What Mentally Strong People and Parents Don't Do

Ep. 1: Mark Berisha - Leading Your Family Through Difficult Circumstances

In this episode, Bill Masur speaks with Mark Berisha about his experience leading his family as a father with a son who was born with Epidermolysis bullosa a rare genetic condition. This talk is part of the Men of Character Conference that will be airing from 9/24 to 9/26 at www.menofcharacterconference.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/menofcharacter/support

38 MIN2018 SEP 20
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Ep. 1: Mark Berisha - Leading Your Family Through Difficult Circumstances
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