Is being a man really all about hot sex and six pack abs?
If you read all the typical mens magazines, that’s the impression you might have.
Luckily there are still some thinking men out there.
Brett McKay from The Art of Manliness is leading a revolution among men. He’s helping a modern generation define manliness on a much deeper and more meaningful level. Art of Manliness helps men acquire new skills and become self-reliant, two things not as common as they once were.
Brett’s story is a must listen for any guy who wants more from life than to be ripped, drive a sports car and hook up with lots of hotties.
Today on the Expert Enough Show, we grill Brett McKay the founder of The Art of Manliness to find out what it really means to be a man in 2012.
We also dig in to figure out exactly how Brett became an expert on manliness, and how he has built a following of over 125,000 subscribers at his blog.
And if you have someone or something you’d like us to cover on an upcoming show, tell us in the comments below.
Now over to you: what do you think it means to be a man in 2012?
What do all the men’s magazines have wrong?
What do you think about the importance of specialization? Is it better to be a generalist as Brett suggests?
Leave us a comment below. We’d love to hear your thoughts.
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