Posts in the Category: Character

Wolf & Iron Podcast #016: Feed the Wolf – Thoughts on the Myth of Two Wolves

Posted in - Character & Featured & Knowledge & Podcast & Virtues on April 12th 2017 0 Comments Wolf and Iron Feed the Wolf Podcast Cover_Fotor

When I first heard the supposed Cherokee proverb on the Two Wolves I thought, “This is cool, but something seems off to me.” It took some time to narrow down what I didn’t like about it. Like any moral story, this one has some good points, but I don’t think it accurately represents the heart …

Wolf & Iron Podcast #011: DREDD (David Redding) of F3 on Manly Leadership

Posted in - Character & Fitness & Podcast & Virtues on August 15th 2016 0 Comments David Redding Dredd F3 Wolf and Iron Podcast

David Redding (better known as DREDD) is one of the most motivating guys I know. He’s one of those guys that has a sort of inspirational presence that really connects with other men. When he’s talking about being a better leader, father, husband, friend…men take note. He’s also one of the men who started 

Wolf & Iron Podcast #010: Daniel McKim on Scottish Highland Games, Being Big, Training for Power, & Being a Christian Athlete

Posted in - Character & Diet & Fitness & Podcast on August 1st 2016 0 Comments Daniel McKim Scottish Highland Games Interview Wolf and Iron

This was easily one of the funniest and easiest podcasts talks I’ve done thus far. Daniel McKim is a Scottish Highland Games World Champion and as you can imagine, and see below, he’s a big fella. I have always been interested in how these guys train for these ancient games and what …

Wolf & Iron Podcast #007: Father’s Day Special – Our Good Fathers

Posted in - Character & Family & Fatherhood & Podcast & Virtues on June 17th 2016 0 Comments Wolf and Iron Fathers Day Podcast Special_Fotor

For this special Father’s Day episode of the Wolf and Iron podcast, I sent out a clarion call to men who have had good influences in their lives, either a grandfather, father, or mentor, to share a bit about those good men and the legacy of generational blessings they left behind. It was …

Judging a Man by His Apples

Posted in - Americana & Character & Virtues & Work on May 25th 2016 1 Comments RG_1380006_Board_of_Agriculture_Glass_Negative_Collection

“It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.” – Henry David Thoreau, American Poet, Philosopher, & Critic, 1817-1862

There was a time when men judged each other based on the virtues apparent in their workmanship. A man who is patience, thoughtful, …

Wolf & Iron Podcast #002: David and Jason Benham on Conviction, Character, and Manliness

Posted in - Character & Podcast & Virtues & Work on April 12th 2016 0 Comments David-Jason-Benham-Podcast

I had the opportunity to speak to David and Jason Benham, better known as the Benham Brothers. Twin brothers who have made a name for themselves by standing up for Christian values regardless of the cost. They are local to me in Charlotte, NC, and I have had the opportunity to see them …