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Better Husband, Father, and Man
40 minutes | Feb 4, 2019
The Best a Man Can Be
In light of recent developments in Michael Jr.'s household, we took this time to discuss the recent Gillette commercial encouraging men to hold each other accountable in setting a positive example for the younger generation. We discuss strategies for how to raise boys into men. Also, in honor of Black History Month we briefly discuss the new Netflix series, "Trigger Warning with Killer Mike."
31 minutes | Jan 14, 2019
Preparing for the Unexpected
The title seems a bit oxymoronic, but it's an important concept that deserves consideration. With the government shutdown impacting hundreds of thousands of individuals all across the country, the idea seems to have more relevance. How do you prepare for the unexpected storms in life that everyone inevitably faces? We discuss the concept of preparing before financial storms come and how to weather those storms when they do arrive.
31 minutes | Jan 1, 2019
Is All Advice Good Advice?
Happy New Year! Is all advice good advice? How do you evaluate what advice is good for you to follow? And how do you find and evaluate the advice giver? All these questions and more are discussed in this week's episode.FYI: This episode was recorded a while back, so apologies for the delay in getting this episode out.
32 minutes | Dec 18, 2018
Will Smith on Marriage
In this episode we discuss the second portion of Will Smith's interview where he shares his views on marriage.
34 minutes | Dec 3, 2018
Who Is Leading Your Family?
In today's episode we discuss an interview that Will Smith did where he discusses his views on raising children. We discuss his approach and Michael Sr. asks the question, "Who is leading your family?"
33 minutes | Nov 12, 2018
Finding Your Number
In this week's episode we discuss the story of actor Chow Yun-fat and his plans to give away his $700 million fortune to charity. We discuss how and why to find your own personal "number" that will leave you happy and satisfied in life. We talk about what it looks like to work in a demanding career, and how to set and maintain the right priorities so as to set the right example for your children.
34 minutes | Nov 5, 2018
Creating SMART Goals
In our second episode back we tackle the issue of how to set goals. We discuss the what SMART goals are: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, & Time-Bound. We also discuss why its important to set goals that take into account the specific season of life you are in.
26 minutes | Oct 29, 2018
And We're Back!
Wow! It's been over two years, but we've been itching to get back to doing the podcast. In our first episode back, Michael Jr. and Michael Sr. catch you up on all the new and exciting events that have transpired in their lives during their podcast absence. We also explain what this podcast means to us, and just how wonderful it is to record another episode. It feels so good to be back!
33 minutes | Jun 21, 2016
A Family Affair
Sorry for the delay, but we're glad to be back. This episode had the two Michael's recording from the same location, live in Los Angeles, CA. They discuss the family vacation and the events that transpired over the weekend, including a graduation and a family gathering. They also discuss the importance of supporting and encouraging your family members. Michael Sr. also shares some very important information about older men and bathrooms.
32 minutes | May 24, 2016
The Importance of Family Vacations
Happy beginning of summer everyone! In this episode we briefly discuss Nkiru's recent educational achievements. We also have a conversation about our topic of family vacations. The two Michael's discuss their favorite family vacations, and then they share some dos and don'ts to remember when going on vacation. This is an informative and entertaining episode we know you'll enjoy. Listen. Learn. Enjoy.
36 minutes | May 16, 2016
Establishing a Legacy of Education
With graduation season in full effect, in this episode the Michael's discuss the importance of education. They talk about the legacy of education set by Michael Jr.'s maternal grandfather (Howard T. Williams), the importance of setting a standard and expectation of excellence, not comparing your child to others, and having a never-ending thirst for knowledge of the world and of self. Listen. Learn. Enjoy.
31 minutes | May 15, 2016
Reconnecting After an Absence
Asher's back!! In this episode we discuss the return of Asher, and how parents and grandparents can reconnect with children after not seeing them for an extended period of time. This is a perfect episode for military parents, parents who travel for work, or grandparents who see their children only a few times a year. Listen. Learn. Enjoy.
29 minutes | May 2, 2016
The Keys to Success in Manhood (Part 2) - Faith
In this week’s episode we continue our discussion on the keys to being a successful man. This week we're talking about faith. We bring up a number of important things to remember about faith including a consistent relationship with God, contentment with God's timing, and surrounding yourself with positive people. Michael Jr. also shares his view on how his learning how to juggle relates to faith. There's something for everyone in this week's episode! Listen. Learn. Enjoy.
32 minutes | Apr 25, 2016
The Keys to Success in Manhood (Part 1) - Consistency
Both Michael's return for this week's episode. After a lengthy intro discussing (of all things), weather, they get into the topic for the day. They discuss Michael Jr.'s recent attendance at the Go Men's Conference at Lakewood Church in Houston, TX. They talk about the first key to success in manhood; consistency. Check it out! Listen. Learn. Enjoy.
26 minutes | Apr 18, 2016
What You Need to Know About Your Spouse
Michael Jr. returns from a hiatus. In this solo episode he discusses a couple of points from a sermon series about marriage. Find out about what every husband should know about his wife. He also gives details about a giveaway to receive a free copies of the sermons, "What Every Husband Needs to Know About His Wife", and "What Every Wife Needs to Know About her Husband".
36 minutes | Mar 28, 2016
How to Love Your Wife
We've been gone for a couple of weeks, but we're back with a bang. In this episode we catch you up on all the action that's taken place during our absence. We also discuss the actions necessary to properly love your wife. Michael Sr. drops some major nuggets of wisdom in this episode. Listen. Learn. Enjoy.
31 minutes | Mar 15, 2016
The Importance of Bonding with Your Child
For some father's the idea of handling all the parenting duties on their own is overwhelming. Michael Jr.'s wife is traveling this week which means he gets to have that experience. In this episode, the two Michael's discuss the importance of fathers making time to bond with their children. They discuss Michael Jr.'s plans for the week and relive some fond memories of their own. Listen. Learn. Enjoy.
32 minutes | Mar 6, 2016
Stages of Life
With each passing year, hopefully our perspective is changing as we face new and exciting challenges. In anticipation of Michael Jr.'s 30th birthday, the Michael's discuss how to approach milestones in life. They also use Jon Acuff's book, Start, as a guide in discussing the various stages of adulthood. This is an episode you won't want to miss. Listen. Learn. Enjoy.
36 minutes | Feb 29, 2016
Experiencing God's Grace - An Interview with Jeremy Anderson
In this episode, we share our thoughts on an interview Michael Jr. conducted with author and speaker, Jeremy Anderson. Jeremy Anderson is the author of six published books and is currently CEO of Jeremy Anderson Ministries, Chief Operating Officer for Spirit Reign Communications & Publishing, and also the Spokesperson for Next Level Living, Inc. Jeremy took time out of his busy schedule to discuss with Michael Jr. what his organizations are doing to impact the world, how he finds time to balance his work & family responsibilities, and to just share some practical words of wisdom. Listen. Learn. Enjoy.
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