What Makes A Woman Feminine?

If there’s one adjective that’s discussed pretty much ad-nauseam when it comes to women, it’s femininity. Judging by how often it’s discussed, it’s easily the most sought-after quality after beauty. To most men, feminity is like the proverbial oasis in a dry desert. Feminity is what the Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León would’ve been […]

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The Glamorous Pursuit Of Garbage

There’s a writer whose articles I read from time to time.  His writing is excellent and thought-provoking. The website is beautifully designed and a joy to look at. He has tens of thousands of fans on social networks. I guess he “made it” because every time he publishes a post, it gets shared by hundreds […]

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The Immutable Law Of Intent

What’s the most important thing when dealing with other people? Their intent. Intent is what determines whether the other person will do what you’re asking them to do; intent is the prerequisite step that must come before any action. The action can really be anything. It can be asking a good friend to hang out, […]

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Episode 12: How To Discover And Leverage Your Authenticity

Everything starts from your core. When you do something from the core, you’re being authentic with yourself and with others. But what is this core, why does it matter, and how do I find it? All this and more is discussed in this podcast. Here’s what you’ll learn: What is authenticity Why everything starts from authenticity. […]

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Conquer Yourself And Do What You Have To Do

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In life, it often happens that you’re currently doing one thing, but what you really want to do is something else. Sometimes the reasons that are deterring you are completely logical and rational. Maybe you want to quit your soulless day job and start a business, but you’re paying back crushing student debt. Taking a […]

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The Limits Of Masculinity

I always thought it was rather peculiar, if not outright strange, that anyone can sit down at their keyboard, cobble up together some words, sentences and paragraphs and then call it “Guide To Being A Man” or something like that. But that’s exactly what I did few years ago when I sat down in my […]

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The Forgotten Art of Imperfection

One of my all time favorite movies is the Jason Bourne trilogy. I must have watched each of the three movies, I don’t know, probably around ten times. (I thought that the fourth one without Matt Damon wasn’t as good.) Just last week, I stumbled on the full version of the Bourne Ultimatum on YouTube […]

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Maverick Radio Episode 11: How To Deal With Haters And Negativity

There’s just no way of escaping it: at some point you’ll have to deal haters and negativity, especially as you climb higher in your endeavors. In this podcast, I fortify your mind with the right tools so that you can be resilient when faced with negativism stemming from various haters that enter your life. Here’s […]

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Living In Small Cities Is Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be

For the past couple of years I’ve been spending lots of time in Lithuania’s capital, Vilnius. The city’s population is around 500,000 (although it feels smaller). Lithuania’s population as a whole is a bit less than 3 million. Lithuania is a small country and Vilnius is a small city. When I first came here, it felt […]

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The Frustrating Search For America’s Heart and Soul

Several years ago, I returned to the country of my birth, Ukraine, after two decades of growing up and living in America. When I was in the capital, Kiev, I met a local guy who also loved traveling and exploring the world. He has traveled all over Central Asia, Southeast Asia, Europe and even backpacked […]

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