It was a pleasure to interview Stephen Mansfield for the second time on the Men in the Arena Podcast. Mansfield is a New York Times bestselling author about his latest book, Men on Fire, where he unpacks what he believes are seven traits a man must possess to bring fire to his soul. They stand as markers on the road to becoming the best version of ourselves.
Why are we so clueless guys? Sorry, why am I so clueless guys?! After the interviews with Brian and Rich, it hit me like a punch in the face. Shanna’s best friend is Beth and I know this because that is how she introduces Beth to people.
When I tell people Shanna is my best friend, she smiles politely yet remains silent. She has never called me her best friend! Because I am not her best friend. Beth is.
As the world opens up again and masks slowly fade into memory (hopefully), I’m reminded of another annoying mask men wear—the veneer concealing their true self...