Johnny Elsasser is giving a voice to the unspoken burdens that men carry. The Art Of Masculinity bridges the gap between the high performance that men strive for and the community that allows men to be vulnerable in their pursuits. While each man has his own personal struggles, Johnny explores the common strengths, weaknesses, potential in men today and lays out a framework for growth that all men can apply to their lives.
380: Warrior’s Mind: Navigating Post-Military Mental Health Challenges with Dan Joseph
Today on The Art of Masculinity, Johnny discusses with Dan, a US Army Veteran, his post-military journey and approach to tackling mental health challenges, including insights into the neurophysiology of suicide. Dan emphasizes the importance of humility, continuous self-improvement, and the power of spiritual awakenings in personal growth, offering practical advice for navigating life's complexities. This conversation provides a deep dive into the nuances of overcoming adversity, showcasing the transformative power of vulnerability and intentional living.
379. Overcoming Ego in the Pursuit of Self-Growth
In this episode of The Art of Masculinity, Johnny delves into the challenges men face in personal development, particularly those from alpha backgrounds. He reflects on his own journey, initially skeptical of personal development and therapy, and how his perspectives shifted through experiences and influences like Dr. Wayne Dyer's "Excuses Be Gone." Johnny discusses the importance of confronting insecurities and ego to foster adult development. He emphasizes that embracing personal development and coaching can lead to significant growth, improved self-awareness, and better relationships.
378. The Unseen Aspects of Leadership
In this episode of The Art of Masculinity, Johnny explores the broad impact of leadership beyond the military and corporate world. He emphasizes how leadership skills are essential for personal growth and success. Johnny highlights the need for objective self-assessment and the role of trial and error in leadership development, drawing parallels with entrepreneurship. He underscores that leadership is a tool for self-improvement, enabling individuals to excel in various aspects of their lives.
377. Making Fear Your Friend with Tony Blauer
In this episode of The Art of Masculinity, Coach Tony Blauer, a self-defense and fear management expert with a remarkable career spanning over four decades, shares his pioneering work in performance psychology, personal safety, and tactics that have influenced various sectors, from the military to martial artists. The conversation explores mental resilience, goal achievement, and fear mastery, including Tony's groundbreaking fear management program, KNOW FEAR®, which has had a positive impact, even helping veterans cope with PTSD. The episode offers valuable insights into personal growth, fear mastery, and the power of mindset in facing life's hurdles.
376. Sales vs Selling & Why it Keeps You Broke with Kash Hasworth
Today on the Art of Masculinity, we’re joined by Kash Hasworth, an experienced Sales Leader who spent the earlier parts of his life honing his mental fortitude through a difficult upbringing. What he arose with from those difficulties was an unparalleled perspective of looking onward as well as insurmountable wisdom. The episode dives deep into Kash’s insights on growth, leadership, and sales, and touches on timeless wisdom featured in his tantalizing book, “Selling Keeps You Broke.”
375. The Four Aspects of a True Protector
Men often associate being a “Protector” with the antiquated mindset of “I’m physically strong. I can stand my ground. I don’t back down.” However, to be a true Protector in today’s world, we need to break free from our ancestral cages and allow ourselves to commandeer holistic growth. This episode unravels the four unnoticed aspects of being a Protector, the history of our Protector role, and everything we need to learn and unlearn in the name of present-day masculinity.
Lifting up men
Johnny speaks to the heart of what men need. Every episode is challenging and encouraging.
Johnny brings the good stuff!
With his interviews, delivering a dose of edifying masculinity.
The episodes with the Chippendale’s dancer guy and the Kink/BDSM lady were great listening!
Masculinity is def an art
Johnny is a solid guy with a great understanding of what men need to thrive.
I enjoy his insightful questions.