A Guy's Guide to a Good Life

A Guy's Guide to a Good Life

A Guys Guide
A guy's guide to a good life celebrates being a man and helps motivated men become the best version of themselves. 90 second daily podcasts full of tips, tools, and tactics to help you become the man you've always wanted to be.


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Different Doesn't Mean Defective, Men and Women Are Just Different

Different Doesn't Mean Defective, Men and Women Are Just Different
If you watch some tv shows or read certain blogs, you're probably convinced any time you talk about gender, it has be in the context of conflict. Or even worse, you may have fallen for the lie that there are no differences between men and women, by the way, those are the only biological genders. That's nonsense. Listen to learn a better way of thinking about the differences between men and women.
March 19, 2018
Best Advice You Ever Got #5- A Ghandi quote
Gandhi said: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
March 16, 2018
Interview with Swamper's Bass Player, David Hood
I loved getting the chance to spend an hour with music legend David Hood. He's one of the examples I use when I talk or write about behaving like a gentleman and what it means to be a professional.
March 14, 2018
What I would want my 18 yr old son to know
I took a few minutes and wrote down all the stuff I would want my 18 yr old son to know. From how to treat women, to keeping your word. Listen for the full list.
March 13, 2018
This is the Person You Should Never Trust
Every man needs people he can trust. To get advice from, to tell him when he's going of the rails. Listen and learn the one type of person you should never trust
March 8, 2018
Can you define what it means to be a good man in a tweet?
Being a man is both complex and simple all at the same time. But can you boil it down to 140 characters? I don't know but we're gonna try.
March 7, 2018
Interview with Andy Andrews
There are some men who are natural encouragers. These gentlemen get more pleasure from the success of others than they do their own. Andy Andrews is that guy. I dare you to listen to this interview without feeling like you can conquer the world or just push send on the first installment of the blog you've been saying you were going to start.
March 5, 2018
The Duck Hunting Judge
Every guy needs the occasional kick in the butt to get them back on the right path. Listen to the story of a Judge who got a surprise visit from a guy who had been on the wrong end of the Judge's foot.
March 1, 2018
"Winning is Only Honorable Through Competition"
The Italian bobsled team put on a world class display of sportsmanship in the 1956 Olympics. All because the captain believed he should always do what's right. Go to deelauderdale.com to learn more about the Gentleman Way of Life
February 27, 2018
Humble Men Clean Toilets
Humility is one of the predominate indicators a man has made the transition to gentleman. Listen and learn 4 characteristics of a humble gentleman.
February 26, 2018
Interview with Mac Mcanally
Mac McAnally is probably know by most people as the guitar player with the red hair that stands next to Jimmy Buffett. But he's actually one of the most sought after songwriters and studio musicians in Nashville. He is beyond dispute one of the most respected musicians of our time. His peers have made that clear by honoring him as CMA Musician of the Year for an unprecedented eight years in a row and electing him to the Nashville Songwriters Halls of Fame. But mostly he's a true gentleman.
February 25, 2018
It’s not your fault.
Every day it seems like there’s another headline talking about how the world would be better off if there weren’t so many men. This is for every gentleman who’s doing manhood the right way.
February 22, 2018
The Lost Art of Dialogue
Today’s world doesn’t know how to have a serious conversations about serious topics without spiraling down into a pit of name calling and safe spaces. Listen and learn about a group of gentlemen who have figured out how.
February 21, 2018
Best advice you ever got #4
“You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do” -Henry Ford
February 13, 2018
I screwed up, now what?
C.S. Lewis’ answer to the question every guy has asked at some point in his life, “I screwed up, now what?”
February 12, 2018
The success rhythm for men
4 part success rhythm that will multiply your effectiveness
February 8, 2018
A letter to his students
This is part of a letter a high school teacher wrote to his students about life.
February 7, 2018
Best Advice You Ever Got #3
If you have the time to talk about it, you have the time to do it.
February 6, 2018
3 false f-bombs about life
A lot of guys are frustrated with their lives because they believe these 3 f-bombs.
February 1, 2018
A Southern Man Said
What a few southern men said about life
January 31, 2018
Best advice you ever got. #2
Nothing stays a secret.
January 30, 2018
Best advice you ever got. #1
Men are always looking for advice. Here’s some tough love from a grandfather to a grandson.
January 29, 2018
Make two lists then pick one
How’s your life? You perspective has a lot to do with how you answer that question. Listen and learn about The 2 Lists we all get to choose from.
January 25, 2018
The Gentleman Way of Life
There are 3 actions that turn a man into a gentleman. A true gentleman does them over and over.
January 24, 2018
The Gentleman Way of Life
Being a gentleman is not a one time action. There are 3 actions that make the difference between a man and a gentleman. A true gentleman does these over and over.
January 24, 2018
John Walter Wayland
Dr. Wayland wrote a definition of a True Gentleman that is still as relevant today as it was when he wrote it in 1899.
January 22, 2018
2 ways gentlemen spend time
Making the move from man to gentleman takes effort and focus. Listen and learn two critical practices that will multiply both.
January 18, 2018
The world needs more gentlemen
Let’s bring back the Gentleman. The world will be a better place when we do.
January 17, 2018
2 step stress relief process
Stress is the first step to lots of health issues in men. Learn the two step process to removing stress from your day.
January 16, 2018
He died without a country
Doing the right thing and being a man of integrity doesn’t guarantee they’ll call you a hero.
January 15, 2018
Some days being a man is hard
Did you enjoy being a man today?
January 11, 2018
5 financial success tweets
Here are 5 axioms to help you win with money. Go to https://wp.me/p9p2LC-Kw to read the full blog post.
February 23, 2018
1 goal to change your world
These 2 goals could change your future and everyone you come in contact with
January 8, 2018
3 Habits of Smart Guys
What do smart, successful guys do that propels them past the rest of us? Listen and learn 3 of their habits.
January 5, 2018
Make Your Own Job
Dave Packard and Bill Hewitt didn’t let a little thing like the Great Depression stand in the way of finding a job. They made their own.
January 4, 2018
3 Results from Men Being Men
Men acting like men is not dangerous to women but boys who can shave can be
January 3, 2018
Women r like a walk-in closet
Men and women process what happens to them during an average day in opposite ways
December 22, 2017
“This is between me and him”
A story about an older guy trusting a younger guy.
December 21, 2017
3 Do’s
3 do’s to guide a man to daily significance.
December 20, 2017
Kindergarten Life Skills
We all learned these 4 life skills in kindergarten that still work today.
December 19, 2017
3 daily goals of a good man
Here’s how a good man approaches every day.
December 18, 2017
5 Ben Franklin Bargaining Tips
Learn how to persuade people from one of the great negotiators of all time.
December 15, 2017
It won’t kill you. not today.
Simple daily disciplines will make you but small, seemingly inconsequential daily errors in judgement will break you. Don’t fall into the trap of only looking at today or tomorrow. Play the long game.
December 14, 2017
2 of these 3 are why FB sucks
Guys who post on Facebook fall into 1 of 3 categories and 2 of them are bad. Listen to see which category you fit into.
December 13, 2017
This is how life works
Listen and learn why successful men remain successful and failures keep repeating the same mistakes.
December 12, 2017
Can you or can’t you change it
What’s the best use of your focus, stuff you can’t change or stuff you can change?
December 9, 2017
What men and women lie about
Men lie an average of 6 times a day while women tell 3 whoppers a day. But what do they lie about?
December 8, 2017
2 types of people to avoid
Who would you call to bail you out of jail at 3 am? That question will help you determine which of 3 categories a person would fit into. Learn about the 1 you want in your life and the 2 you need to avoid.
December 7, 2017
3 Simple Lessons Learned
I interviewed an Army Colonel with over 25 years of service and asked him if he had learned anything about leadership or life in general. Listen to his top 3.
December 6, 2017
Rambo would crap his pants
These 3 men from history would make Rambo crap his pants.
November 30, 2017
A $500k Paycheck Error
What would you do if your employer accidentally gave you an extra $500k? That’s what happened to MLB player Jeremy Affeldt. Listen for the whole story and how he handled the error.
November 29, 2017
3 Colin Powell leadership tips
Gen. Colin Powell is one of the greatest leaders of a generation. Listen and learn 3 tips he’s learned over the years
November 28, 2017
3 Adam Carolla Success Secrets
Adam Carolla has built a podcasting empire. Here are a few of the secrets to his success.
November 25, 2017
Let’s put a stop to this crap
Women shouldn’t have to endure harassment of any kind in any place. We’re looking for men who will join us on a mission to put a stop to this crap.
November 22, 2017
Why Grandpa Carries a Gun
This story has it all truth, common sense, and humor.
November 22, 2017
3 Road Rules for a Gentleman
Just say no to having or causing road rage. Listen and learn how.
November 20, 2017
The VMI Code of a Gentleman
A great description of what a gentleman is and how he behaves.
November 17, 2017
A 14 year overnight sensation
John Wooden didn’t win a National Championship at UCLA for 14 years. But them he won 10 in 12 years. All because he believed in getting a little better every day. Listen and learn about the compounding effect
November 16, 2017
Why you didn’t get promoted
If you keep getting passed over for promotions, you need to figure out if you’re making one of these 5 mistakes.
November 15, 2017
Don’t make decisions when . .
Some decisions have long term consequences so be sure you’re at the top of your game. Here’s how.
November 14, 2017
Eat the Frog
When it comes to your daily to-do list, do the worst task first.
November 13, 2017
Habit Hacking Part 3
How to develop a new habit to replace a bad one.
November 10, 2017
Habit Hacking Part 2
What is a habit anyway? How does it form? Listen and learn about the 3 parts of a habit.
November 9, 2017
Habit Hacking Part 1
Whether the habit is porn, video games, or facebook, bad habits can sink a good man. Listen to the first of three episodes that will teach you how to deal with bad habits.
November 8, 2017
3 A’s Women Need to Hear
Men need to remember and leverage the power their words have. Especially the words we use with the women in our lives. Here are three “A” words every woman needs to hear from a man.
November 7, 2017
If you’re gonna be stupid . .
Actions have consequences
November 6, 2017
booking 2018 speaking events
Find out how to book Dee to speak at your event. You can also go to aguysguidetoagoodlife.com\speaking
November 3, 2017
3 types of people you need
We’re all influenced by the people we surround ourselves with. Here are 3 must haves when it comes to who spends time with you.
November 2, 2017
Min Wage Job r Supposed 2 suck
Minimum wage jobs are supposed to be a step in a journey not your final destination
November 1, 2017
A Guy Stuck in a Hole
A great story showing how a real friend stands by you.
October 31, 2017
3 Keys disagreeing agreeably
How are we going to solve our problems if we can’t have open conversations? Listen and learn how to disagree without throwing a tantrum.
October 30, 2017
Be real about ur past mistakes
It’s ok to let people know you haven’t always had your $&@“ together.
October 27, 2017
Don’t be a jerk!
This has been my goal for 2017.
October 26, 2017
What football taught me
You don’t even have to be a great player to learn life lessons playing football.
October 25, 2017
How to fail in 5 easy steps
Failing isn’t hard if you just know how.
October 24, 2017
3 Steps to a successful day
Practicing these 3 Steps will make any day better
October 23, 2017
The old man the boy & a donkey
The next time you’re driving yourself crazy trying to pleasing everyone, think of this story.
October 20, 2017
Ask 3 questions before u talk
Ever gotten so caught up in a conversation you said something you shouldn’t have? Ask yourself these 3 questions before you speak and you’ll have to do way more apologizing.
October 19, 2017
We’re all in this together
Just because I teach doesn’t mean I do it all the time. Like you I have good days and bad days. I’m on the same journey as you so I guess that means we’re all in this together.
October 18, 2017
The 3 types of toxic people
We need people in our life that inspire us to be the man we always wanted to be. This episode deals with 3 types of people who don’t fit that description.
October 17, 2017
How to make great decisions
Every guy wants to know how to make a good decision. Listen and learn a simple, 3 part question that will guide you to a great decision.
October 16, 2017
3 A’s of porn addiction
Porn addiction is an epidemic among men. Listen and learn about the 3 A’s that make it so addictive.
October 12, 2017
This is for Every Man Over 40
The world needs men of a certain age to still give a crap.
October 11, 2017
3 Keys to Success in Any Job
It’s really not that difficult to not only keep a job but be successful. Listen and learn 3 keys to success in any job.
October 10, 2017
The 3 Masculine Missions
Every man has been assigned certain tasks to accomplish. Listen and learn what the 3 primary Masculine missions are.
October 9, 2017
3 needs no man ever outgrows
No matter what age, every man will always need these on a regular basis.
October 6, 2017
3 false indicators of manhood
The world is full of wrong ideas about what it means to be a real man. Most fit into 1 of 3 categories.
October 5, 2017
5 success skills for any man
College or a skilled trade? It’s a great question but this episode covers 5 skills that will help any man succeed no matter which path he chooses
October 3, 2017
A reluctant big shot
Are you more Zig Ziglar or Ron Burgundy?
October 2, 2017
3 Steps to Becoming Wise
Every man wants to be wise but doesn’t know how. Listen and learn the 3 Steps to Becoming wise.
September 29, 2017
3 ingredients of an apology
A sincere apology can defuse a volatile situation but an insincere apology is like pouring gasoline on a fire. Listen and learn the 3 ingredients of a sincere apology.
September 28, 2017
3 Gauges to Monitor Your Money
Ever checked your bank balance and thought "holy crap! Where did my money go?". Listen and learn about the 3 key gauges to monitor your money and prevent oh crap moments.
September 27, 2017
3 categories to organize your time
Do you want to do more life but keep running out of time? The problem maybe that you're not prioritizing your time. Listen and learn three simple categories to organize your time.
September 26, 2017
3 Keys to Avoiding Poverty
The Brookings Institute says there are 3 keys to avoiding poverty. If you do all 3 your chance of falling into poverty is just 2%! This episode lays out those keys and they're easier than you think.
September 25, 2017
The Power of the 3
Your brain is pre-wired to remember information in 3's like Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
September 22, 2017
Manners Matter
Our world is perpetually pissed off. Everybody is screaming and everybody else. I think a first step to reversing this trend is to bring back manners.
September 21, 2017
Questions I Ask Successful Men
I keep a list of questions on my phone to ask every successful man I meet. Go to aguysguidetoagoodlife.com for the full list.
September 20, 2017
Fear is learned (mostly)
Human beings are born with only 2 fears. We learned or were taught all of our other fears. This is good news for men because it means you can overcome the fears that are holding you back.
September 19, 2017
Things that tick me off!
Sometimes a guy just needs to vent. Here's a short list of things that tick me off.
September 18, 2017
What i know at 50
3 things I knew at 50 that I wish I had known at 25.
September 15, 2017
Self-Made Millionaire Habits
Self-made millionaires live differently than the rest of us. They have developed habits that allow them to make the most of every minute of their lives. Invest 90 seconds to learn 3 of these habits.
September 14, 2017
The power of 1 good compliment
I can live for a month on one good compliment. Learn how you can use your words to build up and fuel the dreams of those you care about.
September 13, 2017
Are you a BUT or an AND?
How Alabama Football Coach Nick Saban evaluates a prospect.
September 12, 2017
A day without my iPhone
The day Augusta National wouldn't let me bring my iPhone in.
September 11, 2017
Episode #1 of a new podcast
Episode #1- we celebrate being a guy
September 5, 2017

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