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Unmasking Masculinity

Season #5

In this episode of the Leadership Podcast, host Dwayne Roberts discusses the topic of shame and its impact on masculinity. He introduces the podcast and its mission to help men define modern masculinity and become the best version of themselves. Roberts announces upcoming events and invites listeners to join the leadership community. He then shares insights from the book 'To Be a Man' and explores the concept of shame in men's lives. Roberts discusses the debilitating effects of shame and the importance of recognizing and addressing it. He also examines the negative effects of the phrase 'man up' and the internalization of shame. Roberts concludes by providing practical principles for dealing with shame and invites listeners to share their experiences and join the leadership community. Takeaways Shame can have a debilitating impact on men's lives, impairing their identity, strength, and ability to function. The phrase 'man up' can contribute to feelings of shame and inadequacy in men. It is important for men to recognize and address shame in order to foster personal growth and develop healthy relationships. Practical principles for dealing with shame include practicing self-compassion, developing emotional awareness, embracing vulnerability, seeking support, challenging negative self-talk, educating oneself, practicing forgiveness, cultivating a growth mindset, and practicing mindfulness and meditation. Chapters 00:00 Introduction to the Leadership Podcast 01:03 Announcement of upcoming mastermind and membership 06:24 The impact of shame on men's lives 09:14 Recognizing and addressing shame in men's lives 11:06 The negative effects of the phrase 'man up' 13:41 Internalizing shame and the inner critic 21:16 Practical principles for dealing with shame 22:12 Invitation to share experiences and join the leadership community 22:38 Closing remarks Learn More Dwayne Roberts & Associates LLC 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth Mastermind Leaders S.H.I.F.T. Community