Posts Tagged ‘Do The Right Thing’

What Is Character?

compassion in a blizzard

Character, as we define it at Young Men’s Nation, means: Maximizing your potential while ensuring that you, and the world around you, are both caring and fair. That phrase covers a lot; more than most men will be able to even achieve in one lifetime. It’s not easy to pull off all of these things, but that’s…

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Five Steps to Mature Manhood – A 28 Year Old’s Perspective

Being grown-up and acting like a grown-up are two very different things. As you begin to mature into an adult, you start to feel like you’ve figured everything out, whether you actually have or not. It isn’t easy to be a mature man. Take it from a guy who is still trying to fully figure it out. But I’ve experienced quite a bit on my journey to adulthood. Along the way I’ve picked up some insight into what separates a mature man from just a grown-up boy. Here are some tips on how to be a mature man…

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NFL Player Brendon Ayanbadejo Defines His Own Version of Manhood

Wikipedia excerpt: “Oladele Brendon Ayanbadejo (/ˈbrɛndən ˌaɪ.ənbəˈdeɪʒoʊ/; born September 6, 1976) is an American football linebacker of the National Football League (NFL) who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 1999. He played college football for the UCLA Bruins.” I’ll let the awesome Rosalind Wiseman (author of Queen Bees and Wannabees, that got made into a movie you’ve…

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