Prepare to recalibrate your definition of excitement because I’m going to oversimplify the history of behaviorism. There’s no need to thank me. It’s what I do.Read more
My job allows me to witness the inner workings of people’s lives and relationships. It’s a humbling privilege, and I’m frequently struck by how important it is for people to do good deeds and treat people kindly. For men, that includes teaching boys about character. Here are 14 character traits and emotional skills that young men learn from good men.Read more
It’s the pitiful scourge of a comfortable society, and it’s one of the most common complaints in the workplace: People are too sensitive! No one has a sense of humor anymore! We’ve all witnessed the sad soul who has turned hurt feelings into an art form, and we’ve watched as their victims have been marched off to sensitivity training. Here’s how to respond when the perpetually-offended train their sights on you.Read more
I’ve studied aggression for a long time, and I’ve learned some important principles like this one: a timely response to predatory aggression is more important than a perfect response. A kid named Julian taught me that.
(By the way… Surviving Aggressive People is now available! There’s a link over there on the right!)Read more