Posts in the Category: Virtues

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

Posted in - Character & 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 #009: Larry Hagner of The Good Dad Project on Being an Awesome Dad, Fitness, Fathering Forward, & More

Posted in - Family & Fatherhood & Fitness & Podcast & Virtues on July 11th 2016 0 Comments Larry Hagner and Sons

Author, speaker, podcaster, and founder of The Good Dad Project, Larry Hagner, joins me on the Wolf & Iron podcast to talk about one of the most important topics a man can succeed in: Fatherhood. Larry is such an open guy and we covered a lot of ground in this episode. The piece …

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 …

Captains of Industry: Chris and Jason Angelini of American Bench Craft

Posted in - Americana & Captains of Industry & Patriotism & Virtues & Work on February 15th 2016 2 Comments Chris and Jason Angelini of American Bench Craft

There has certainly been an upwards trend in handcrafted, American made goods. The return of the artisan man, the shop owner, the leather worker has come about at a most unexpected time. Industrialization has become so commonplace that true craftsmanship is now a novelty, and perhaps more appreciated than it was during the …