leadership

Big Changes at A New Kind of Man

I want to thank everyone for following this blog, and I am grateful to have been a contribution into your life. To expand the work, I have started a new website http://www.beanewman.com. This is where I will adding content and sharing in the future. I will continue using my instagram page @anewkindofman. This new change… Continue reading Big Changes at A New Kind of Man

Advertisement
Blogging Dad, Dad Life, Fatherhood, Fathers and Sons, leadership, manhood, manliness, masculinity, Men's Ministry

Mighty Men of Valor

It’s 7:30 on a Monday morning. You’re scrambling around trying to get your lunch box, your name badge, and some will power so you can go to work. You had a busy weekend and this week feels like it is blending into the last. There is no amount of coffee that will pull you out… Continue reading Mighty Men of Valor

family, Fatherhood, Fathers and Sons, Kids, manhood, manliness, masculinity, outdoorsman

Intentional Time With Kids

Before we moved into the Coastal plains of Georgia, we lived in what is called the Space Coast of  Florida. The summer days were long and hot, scorching hot. Summer days erupt in a predictable burst of torrential downpours and violent gusts of wind, so I planned a trip with this in mind. My wife… Continue reading Intentional Time With Kids

Band of Brothers, Business, Dad Life, family, Fatherhood, Fathers and Sons, God, leadership, life, manhood, Marriage, masculinity, resilience, skateboarding, Sons

Resilience

Back in my youth, I used to love riding a skateboard. I was first introduced to skateboarding in 1986 (yep, that dates me). My brother and I spent the summer in Virginia Beach, VA. My stepfather was in the Navy and stationed nearby. I found the wonder of skateboarding in our apartment complex. I learned… Continue reading Resilience

Band of Brothers, Blogging Dad, Business Strategy, Corporate America, Culture, D.C., Dad Life, family, Fatherhood, Fathers and Sons, God, Jesus Christ, leadership, life, manhood, Marriage, masculinity, spirituality

Sacrificing Virtue for Success

Johnny As a teenager, we cruised! We got in our cars and trucks and drove around our little sleepy town every Friday and Saturday night. Surrounded by fields of corn and soybeans, there wasn’t much to do, so we crept through the strip playing our music loud while chasing our teenage dreams. I had a… Continue reading Sacrificing Virtue for Success

leadership

5 Ways for Dads to Emotionally Connect with Their Boys

1. Stop the “boys” don’t talk about feelings language.This builds up a stoic and false masculinity that needs torn down. In my experience, if a boy isn’t given a true understanding as to why emotions are important and how to handle them, he will live internally hidden and live a frustrated life. This often develops… Continue reading 5 Ways for Dads to Emotionally Connect with Their Boys

Band of Brothers, Blogging Dad, Children, Christianity, Dad Life, faith, family, Fatherhood, Fathers and Sons, leadership, manhood, masculinity, Men's Ministry, Mentoring, Sons

Fully Known, Part 4

Boyhood Wandering My family has a long line of men who have served in the military. It wasn't expected of us; it just happened that way. My childhood in Illinois was spent wandering the urban jungle while holding my M-16 (stick) and camouflaging myself from neighbors and pesky enemies (oncoming cars) with a keen set of… Continue reading Fully Known, Part 4

Band of Brothers, Children, Christianity, Culture, Dad Life, faith, family, Fatherhood, Fathers and Sons, God, leadership, life, manhood, Marriage, masculinity, Men's Ministry, Mentoring, Secular humanism, Sons, spirituality

Samuel, Churchill & Me

I was Samuel. I am Winston.  My story is as common as a pine tree in the countryside of Georgia. The doesn’t know how to grow up into a man so he makes a mess of his life in a reckless pursuit of his heart, his masculinity and his identity. I have left a lot… Continue reading Samuel, Churchill & Me