Building a “Band of Brothers.” It’s something we hear a lot about but few of us, as men, actually take the time to do it. We all know no man is an island but, how do you actually enlist the help of the men around you?
Today I talk with New York Times Bestselling Author, Stephen Mansfield about identifying men who will help you on your journey, how to approach them, some common pitfalls to avoid, and how you can be successful on your quest to build your Band of Brothers.
“We cannot become the man we’re meant to be alone.” Tweet That— Stephen Mansfield
Stephen Mansfield is a New York Times bestselling author and a popular speaker who advises leaders worldwide. He is also a regular commentator on FOX News and CNN.
He first rose to global attention with his groundbreaking book The Faith of George W. Bush, an enormous bestseller that Time magazine credited with helping to shape the 2004 U.S. presidential election. The book was also a source for Oliver Stone’s award-winning film “W“. Mansfield’s The Faith of Barack Obama was another international bestseller. He has written celebrated biographies of Booker T. Washington, George Whitefield, Winston Churchill, Pope Benedict XVI, and Abraham Lincoln, among others. Publishers Weeklydescribed his book, Killing Jesus, as “masterful.”
Stephen’s humorous but fiery Mansfield’s Book of Manly Men has inspired men’s events around the world. His more recent The Miracle of the Kurds has been selected as “Book of the Year” by Rudaw, the leading Kurdish news service. As a result of this book, Mansfield has become a leading voice in support of the Kurds against the evils of ISIS in the Middle East.
Stephen speaks widely about men, leadership, faith, the lessons of history, and the forces that shape modern culture. He is also a much in-demand leadership advisor whose firm, The Mansfield Group, is located in Washington DC.
Show Highlights and What You’ll Learn
- Why building a “Band of Brothers” is critical for your success
- How to identify members of your Band
- How to carve out time to build your tribe
- Common pitfalls to avoid when building your tribe
- Tactical skills every man should learn to connect with other men
- How toremove toxic influences from your current friendships
“[Your band of brothers] is not a therapy group. This is a bunch of guys doing life together.” Tweet That— Stephen Mansfield
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