Accounting Influencers Roundtable


The Problem with Men – Rethinking Masculinity Pt 2

Rob Brown interviews Dan Stanley on rethinking masculinity, what it means to be a professional man, the pressures of accounting jobs and leader roles.

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In today’s episode 25, “The Problem with Men – Rethinking Masculinity Pt 2.”

Dan Stanley is a retired award-winning senior army commando, a former national sporting champion and author of Amazon bestseller, Rethinking Masculinity: A moderns man’s guide to succeeding in life; a book that illustrates and challenges the dysfunction of modern day masculinity.

In 2017, Dan experienced a midlife crisis; it nearly cost him his sanity and marriage but the adversity he experienced proved the catalyst for him changing his life’s trajectory. Now, Dan is an expert in men’s development and performance and is the founder of BetterMen, a coaching practice working exclusively with men.

Key takeaways from this episode include:

✿ how the upbringing of most boys leads to problems for men with overwork, burnout, loneliness and ‘suffering in silence’

✿ the impact of high levels of divorce on men and why suicide is the biggest cause of death for men under 40 years old

✿ what stops men from being vulnerable and open with other men in talking about ‘stuff’, and why that leads to major problems

✿ the drivers shifting what success and masculinity mean in a post-pandemic world

✿ the two mountains in a man’s life and what self-care looks like for men who must prioritize themselves

✿ practical strategies men can deploy to be better without being overwhelmed, undermined and under pressure

…and much much more

Dan has enabled clients to improve their wellbeing, relationships and work life balance, to change or re-ignite their careers, save their marriages and exit businesses for 7 figure sums. to get a free copy of Dan’s book


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