Learning Moments for men to cowboy up and be men with a purpose.

Why Momentum Does Not Equal Success as a Father

By Michael Holland      Burning the candle on both ends and in the middle makes us feel like we are being successful.  The momentum and pace provide the rush, and we complete our days [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Man-Up Moments|Tags: , , |

What I Learned About Being a Father From Ballet Class

By Michael Holland      In college I had the “opportunity” to take a ballet class for a semester with my girlfriend at-the-time and my two very single roommates.  My understanding and experience in the field of [...]

By | February 4th, 2017|Categories: Man-Up Moments|Tags: , , |

Walking PhD Reading List – 2016

By Michael Holland      In pursuit of my self-described Christian Businessman PhD, I started on a quest in early 2010 to read 100 books to increase my knowledge, exposure and intellect.  I achieved the goal [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Man-Up Moments|Tags: , , , |

3 Times as a Man When Thinking Small Is Good

by Michael Holland     Smallifying is a nifty, innovation term which basically means to break large, snarly obstacles down into relatively small, manageable problems.  You become more agile as you solve each minor problem and learn [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|Categories: Man-Up Moments|

A 30 Mile Zip-line to the Lake

by Michael Holland      I hiked Cascade Mountain in the Adirondacks with some men recently on a drop-dead gorgeous day.   I'm sure we expelled a good bit of sweat to reach this mountain's bald summit, [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|Categories: Man-Up Moments|Tags: , , |

Men Chasing the Magical Spreadsheet

by Michael Holland      Building functional families requires work, dedication and investment of time.  And it’s the latter one that trips up most men as they try to manage the tension between home and work. [...]

By | April 30th, 2016|Categories: Man-Up Moments|Tags: |