Author: David Lindner

MTR 025: Technology Benefits, Risks, And Boundaries

We love all the wonderful things technology has done for us. I mean we have more ways available to entertain ourselves than all previous generations combined. We can keep up on our friends and family around the globe. We know immediately when something is happening and can get involved as best we can. But, with all these improvements have also come with a lot of dangers and destruction. Perhaps especially for men. Today we’re talking about the risks and boundaries we need to set with...

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Man They Remember Podcast, Episode 024: Sovann Pen

In today’s episode, we get to hear from Sovann Pen, the host of the “Courage, Coaching and Counseling Podcast.” Sovann is a licensed professional counselor in Portland, OR, and has been counseling for 15 years. He’s a husband of 26 years, a father of three, and enjoys helping parents with the challenges of parenting as well as strengthening marriages. We talk about making time spent with your kids more important than getting your to-do list done, being too busy and not attending to our character, dopamine and pleasure-seeking, courage and so much...

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Man They Remember Podcast, Episode 022: Gratitude: Expressing What We’re Thankful For This Thanksgiving

If revenge is a dish best served cold, then gratitude is a dish best served out loud. William Faulkner once said, “Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: It must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.” There are lots of times where I feel thankful for someone or something, but how often do I follow up that feeling with action? Am I only grateful internally, or do I take the time to externally express my thanks? Right now there is so much spite and angst being spewed out into the ether, we...

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Man They Remember Podcast, Episode 021: Don’t Miss Out On The Time You Have With Your Kids When They’re Young

At the recording of this, we are still anxiously awaiting the arrival of baby Naumann, so we took the opportunity to talk about another important thing to consider for fathers of young children. When you’re in the season of little kids in the house, it can be exhausting and you’re just longing for a break. But once those days are gone, you find yourself longing for them again. The unfortunate thing is, you can’t go back in time and fix it. You only get one shot. Don’t worry, I’m not going to quote any Eminem lyrics. But, take it...

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Man They Remember Podcast, Episode 020: How Having A Baby Changes You As Man

As we recorded this, Robby was still about 2 weeks away from the birth of their second son. In this episode, we spend a little bit of time talking about everything that’s going on right now with Robby, but we also dig in on how your whole world changes when you have your first child. If you have kids of your own, you know exactly what we’re talking about. If you haven’t had kids, you’ll want to listen in to prepare yourself. And if you’ve got kids on the way, you’ll probably want to take notes. Plus we get...

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