The Art of Manliness

The Art of Manliness Podcast aims to deepen and improve every area of a man's life, from fitness and philosophy, to relationships and productivity. Engaging and edifying interviews with some of the world's most interesting doers and thinkers drop the fluff and filler to glean guests' very best, potentially life-changing, insights.

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Tactics and Mindset Shifts for Making the Most of Life


Matthew Dicks wears a lot of hats. Among other things, he's a storyteller, communications consultant, writer, and schoolteacher. In order to excel in his professional life, as well as do what he loves in his personal life, he's developed a set of strategies that help him be more creative and productive, and can be used by anyone who wants to start making the most of life.

Matt writes about these tactics and mindset shifts in his latest book Someday Is Today: 22 Simple, Actionable Ways to Propel Your Creative Life, and he shares some of them with us today on the show, including why you need to think in minutes, be an eagle rather than a mouse, practice deliberate incuriosity, and always do your best to act like a decent human being. Along the way, Matt and I talk about why you should floss in the shower and how restaurants that make guacamole at your table are a great example of the folly of making a thing, a thing.

Resources Related to the Podcast
  • Matt's previous appearance on the AoM Podcast: Episode #462 — How to Tell Better Stories
  • AoM Article: The 7 Habits — Begin With the End in Mind
  • Matthew telling the story of how he was robbed 
  • AoM Article: Possibilities in Spare Moments
Connect With Matthew Dicks
  • Matthew’s Website
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 2022-08-10  54m