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Man Up

Narrated by: Scott C. Schuler
Length: 5 hrs and 42 mins
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Summary

Trust me: the world doesn’t need a bunch of BFFs with beards.

I’ve watched men change from confident, decisive, and action-oriented lions to second-guessing, scared-of-their-shadows, don’t-rock-the-boat mice. They don’t feel confident in relationships, work environments - or anywhere. Men are either looking for something or running from something; maybe a bit of both.

Well, it’s time to stop running. It’s time to "man up" to face the real issues.

Being a real man is about being true to yourself first. It means finding strength from living authentically and then sharing that strength with others. Being a real man means understanding who you are and how to influence the world for the better. A real man is an asset to those around him. He doesn’t have to take charge, but he leads the charge, and people want to join in. A real man draws people in. In fact, he is completely irresistible.

Men may feel like they have lost the permission they once had to be men, but I’m here to tell you that you don’t need permission. You don’t need anyone authorizing you to be who you were meant to be. It’s time to stop trying to please everyone else. It’s time to stop apologizing for thinking like a man, acting like a man, and being a man.

It’s time to Man Up!

©2017 Scott C. Schuler (P)2017 Post Hill Press

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  • B D
  • 28-11-17

Yes - MUST READ! Highest Recommendation!

If you have a man in your life ... make sure he reads this! Life changing! If there was an option to rate this higher than 5-stars...I would. (It should go to 11!)

My highest recommendation to all men to not only read...but to internalize, embody, and implement in their lives!

Every guy should take the experience and wisdom from this book, and step-up & execute in your daily life.

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"Excuses get easier to default to each time you use them. The value I placed on my goal was higher than not achieving it."

"Over time, small, insignificant choices add up to big results, either good or bad ... Think of the word 'because.' By simply using this word in a specific way, it can change your habits. Use 'because' to attach value to why you are doing it. I go to bed earlier now because I want to show my boys that their dad takes the time to take care of himself."

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  • tired of diet jumping
  • 28-12-17

Perfect !!!

This is the book that men no matter what age should read. If you believe in the value of values and you think no one else does read this book!!!

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  • Matt Chaple
  • 22-07-19

No BS

I met Scott about a year ago, shortly after listening to this the first time. I can tell you Scott is in real life just as he appears in this book. Scott’s no nonsense and no bs attitude is 100% real and true to life, as well as a larger than life demeanor. He is someone that all the men in our group look up to, both figuratively and literally. This is a phenomenal book that I have recommended to many already.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-05-19

Good — but quite religious

The opinions in this book are quite decent and helpful, but if you are familiar with religious backgrounds you will notice that many of the advice is riddled with religious bias. Still a good read and great audio by the author.

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  • Bryan G
  • 06-07-19

We are men

Such a great reaffirming book. I thought I had a good grasp on what a guy really was and the key points are laid out expertly in this book.

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  • Joseph
  • 27-04-19

Great book, could use 2 narrators for interviews

Loved it. Only suggestion would be that the "interviews" not be done by the same narrator. It was confusing have both the interviewer and interviewee both in the same voice. I never knew who was talking. Over all great though.

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  • Rich B
  • 13-09-18

Excellent Man fuel

Loved the book! It was very concise and I believe covers a lot of the issues surrounding the decline of manhood within todays society. It addressed the most fundamental principle that God Should be the foundation of a man's life and What the basics of being a man in the world today should look like.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-06-18

Fabulously life affriming!!!

YES!!! A must read/listen. I will be purchasing for all men in family my young&old.

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  • Jaimelynn Lewis
  • 17-06-18

Great read!!

My husband and I LOVED this book!!!! We just listened to it driving back from YL 2018 Convention. Scott rocks! It's like he was talking to us. Highly recommend. Not just for Men!

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  • Addison H.
  • 10-01-18

Perspective

Loved this book and could totally relate I have recommended it to everybody I know !!

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