Episodes
Published 02/28/24
In this week’s ASK ME ANYTHING, Ryan Michler and Kipp Sorensen take on your questions from the Iron Council and Order of Man Facebook Group. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.  ⠀ SHOW HIGHLIGHTS   (10:34) What are the top three things to be prepared for when things go awry? (19:54) What is your soul crushing MMA move? (22:14) Have you ever pressure tapped (MMA)? (25:16) What kind of filters do you use in the decision making process, if any? ...
Published 02/28/24
Our conversation today is a great follow-up to the conversation we had with Hollywood actor and producer, Kevin Sorbo, last week. We have to fight the issues where they are and, right now, entertainment and sports are at the front of the battleground to capture, and re-define what manliness looks like in the west today. I’m not interested in letting that happen and neither are my guests, Jake Crain, Blain Crain, and David Cone. They are the hosts of Crain & Company where they discuss...
Published 02/27/24
In this week’s FRIDAY FIELD NOTES, Ryan Michler discusses what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.   SHOW HIGHLIGHTS 5 Things to be aware of when starting a business It’s going to take a lot of time and energy up front, and become more efficient overtime. Additional costs continue to accrue. You’re going to make mistakes along the way. Learning how to communicate with all sorts of different people....
Published 02/23/24
In this week’s ASK ME ANYTHING, Ryan Michler and Steve Baumgartner take on your questions from the Iron Council and Order of Man Facebook Group. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.    SHOW HIGHLIGHTS (0:00) Episode Intro (8:09) How important is hazing, and how do you know that it’s gone too far? (14:36) How do you make habits that contribute to having discipline and consistency. (24:17) When you’ve taken on a lot of responsibilities and start...
Published 02/21/24
It’s no great surprise that many of our cultural institutions are actively rallying against masculinity and the virtues that made this country great. Nowhere is that truer and more accurate than with the Hollywood elites who shape much of the cultural ideology that is so pervasive in society today. Today, I am joined by actor, Kevin Sorbo, to talk about what it looks like from the inside and how he (and others) are working to shift the cultural and societal conversation happening there....
Published 02/20/24
In this week’s FRIDAY FIELD NOTES, Ryan Michler discusses the concept of not settling. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.   SHOW HIGHLIGHTS   5 Ways You Can Develop Your Courage Look at life as a game Making more courageous decisions today Surround yourself with courageous individuals Practice being courageous We can hedge the risk in our lives by operating in abundance and developing sovereignty   Battle Planners are back in stock. Pick...
Published 02/16/24
In this week’s FRIDAY FIELD NOTES, Ryan Michler discusses the importance of actually doing the work and not just planning and thinking about it. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.   SHOW HIGHLIGHTS (2:16) What do you think stops men from deciding to make improvements today? (22:14) How long have Kipp and Ryan known each other? (30:31) Talk about forgiveness of yourself and others and the impact that it has on the work around us. (45:46) What...
Published 02/14/24
My guest today is a man who spent 15 years behind bars trying to figure out how to get out of the destructive patterns and habits he had acquired growing up with violence, gangs, and drugs. And, although not all of us have been convicted and segregated from society, I think each and every one of us can relate with what it takes to overcome adversity and setback. He goes by the name of Che and, today, we talk about emotional control, learning to forgive yourself for past wrongdoings, in...
Published 02/13/24
In this week’s FRIDAY FIELD NOTES, Ryan Michler discusses the concept of not settling. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.   SHOW HIGHLIGHTS   5 mindsets you can incorporate to ensure that you aren’t settling Believe that you are worth more than you think you are No one owes us anything ou’re either growing or dying in life You already have everything you need to succeed in life Some people will want you to succeed and others will not Battle...
Published 02/09/24
In this week’s ASK ME ANYTHING, Ryan Michler and Alan Placer take on your questions from the Iron Council and Order of Man Facebook Group. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.  ⠀ SHOW HIGHLIGHTS   (4:02) What advice can you give to men trying to start their own business, and the first steps to venturing into self-employment? (12:00) What are the first three things you would do if you were to start a brand new business without using any of your...
Published 02/07/24
My guest today is a man who is not only comfortable with violence, but he’s also comfortable with empathy, compassion, and forgiveness. And, I think that is EXACTLY what makes us men – the ability to administer violence and the capacity to restrain ourselves and harness it for good. His name is Victor Marx, a high-risk humanitarian. And, today he is here to talk about what is really going to down in Israel, the risk it poses to the United States, the fight of good and evil in society today,...
Published 02/06/24
In this week’s FRIDAY FIELD NOTES, Ryan Michler asks one simple question: What would the man I want to be do? Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.   SHOW HIGHLIGHTS   How to become the man that you want to be: You must identify who that man is Ask yourself what you notice about other men that you respect. Detach yourself from the result   Battle Planners are back in stock. Pick yours up today!   Order Ryan's new book, The Masculinity...
Published 02/02/24
In this week’s ASK ME ANYTHING, Ryan Michler and Kipp Sorensen take on your questions from the Iron Council and Order of Man Facebook Group. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.  ⠀ SHOW HIGHLIGHTS   (0:00) Episode intro⠀ (8:33) What are some of the best ways to strengthen and improve consistency? (19:02) How do you recover from burnout, and what are some ways to combat imposter syndrome when taking on a moonshot goal? (32:43) Who are your top...
Published 01/31/24
So many men aspire to build a thriving, rewarding business. They’re dissatisfied with their work and know there is something more to both their personal and professional lives. But very few men know how to do it. My guest today, Noah Kagan, is a man who does as he has a track-record of creating multiple million-dollar organizations. And, he’s here to peel back the curtain and show us how in his newest book, The Million Dollar Weekend: The Surprisingly Simple Way to Launch a 7-Figure Business...
Published 01/30/24
In this week’s FRIDAY FIELD NOTES, Ryan Michler discusses why it’s so important that you learn to ask for what you want in life. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life. SHOW HIGHLIGHTS FIVE key things that you can incorporate in order to ask for what you want Know what you want. Know what you offer. Avoid attaching your worth to rejection. Ask for feedback. Experiment with asking for things in low consequence environments.   Battle Planners are...
Published 01/26/24
In this week’s ASK ME ANYTHING, Ryan Michler and Shawn Villalovos take on your questions from the Iron Council and Order of Man Facebook Group. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.  ⠀ SHOW HIGHLIGHTS (0:00) Episode Intro (2:06) What are the nutrient dense and high protein items you utilize for your diet? (15:14) When did you both realize that you had a desire to make a difference in the lives of men? (32:34) Is there any way to get the word out...
Published 01/24/24
I don’t really believe there is an excuse to be broke in today’s society. But there are factors that contribute to both the mindset and the behaviors that keep many men from financial prosperity. But once you become a man, I think your excuses expire. You, after all, are responsible for your own financial abundance and prosperity. In fact, it’s one of the core tenants of manliness – to provide. Today, I’m joined by Dave Ramsay Personality, George Kamel, to talk about what keeps us from...
Published 01/23/24
In this week’s FRIDAY FIELD NOTES, Ryan Michler discusses telling yourself the truth, why it’s important, and how you can incorporate the truth into your life. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.   SHOW HIGHLIGHTS   FIVE tactics to becoming more honest You have to make a commitment to the truth regardless of any pain involved. Quantify your results. Surround yourself with truth tellers. Do not let your emotions sabotage you. Tell the truth to...
Published 01/19/24
In this week’s ASK ME ANYTHING, Ryan Michler and Kipp Sorensen take on your questions from the Iron Council and Order of Man Facebook Group. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.  ⠀ SHOW HIGHLIGHTS   (0:00) Episode intro⠀ (3:00) Can you give specific examples on how the Iron Council has impacted your life and helped you reach certain goals? (15:42) How do we, as men, accept grief that follows us after a woman we love leaves us (23:50) What are...
Published 01/17/24
The state of our U.S service academies is in continual decline which tracks considering every branch of the military has and will continue to struggle to meet its recruiting and retention goals. But how can it be the premier fighting force in the world is finding it so difficult to appeal to the millions of young men it has historically recruited? My guest today has been a professor at the U.S. Naval Academy since 1987. His name is Bruce Fleming and today we talk about the dangers of the...
Published 01/16/24
In this week’s FRIDAY FIELD NOTES, Ryan Michler discusses how men find their purpose in life. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.   SHOW HIGHLIGHTS   FIVE key points on how to find purpose Go all in with where you are Explore all of your hobbies and interests What problems do you see with the world? What have you personally gone through and overcome that will help other people’s problems in a similar situation? Tap into a higher power   ...
Published 01/12/24
In this week’s ASK ME ANYTHING, Ryan Michler and Kipp Sorensen take on your questions from the Iron Council and Order of Man Facebook Group. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.    SHOW HIGHLIGHTS (0:00) Episode Intro (2:46) What are the best ways to combat a man’s urge to isolate himself, even if he’s got a band of brothers. (9:05) How do you balance finding a hobby/passion and choosing to pursue it as a career or business idea; what usually...
Published 01/10/24
The public school system is broken. Most of us know that and even if we do, it's hard to see a viable alternative to what so many have adopted as the way to educate our children. But the public school system is not conducive to the way children learn and what they'll be exposed to once they graduate. But even with this knowledge, only a few people are doing something about it. And my guest today, Matt Beaudreau, is one of them. Today, we'll uncover what he's doing to solve the problem of the...
Published 01/09/24
In this week’s FRIDAY FIELD NOTES, Ryan Michler discusses adversity and shares 5 different mindsets you can incorporate in order to combat and overcome this year’s inevitable challenges and hardships like a man. Hit Ryan up on Instagram at @ryanmichler and share what’s working in your life.   SHOW HIGHLIGHTS   FIVE tips to help overcome adversity Our energy is infectious Adversity comes and goes Adversity is opportunity Realizing our triggers and where they come from Emotions are a...
Published 01/05/24