Often times we find ourselves at a loss for how to find common ground with a coworker, family member, friend, or somebody else we have a relationship with. Tune in to hear Ben and Joe give advice on how to approach these types of situations and maintain relationships.
Chivalry is dead!! Or is it? Was it ever alive? Ben and Joe dive into the different definitions of chivalry and question what it means when people say "chivalry is dead." They also give advice on how to be chivalrous to your lady, the person you care about, or basically anybody you come across in daily life.
In this heavily in depth episode, Ben and Joe go way into the details of buying a house and all of the things to consider before making the jump. They compare buying to renting, talk mortgages, insurances, picking a house, picking a real estate agent, how much money to save, picking different down payments, and much more.
Balance your work and life with these tips from the bros. Of course, Ben and Joe can't always perfectly balance their own lives. Some things work for Ben; some things work for Joe. Check out their discussion to learn a bit about work-life balance and hear some of the issues that they and other people have with living a well-rounded life.
This week Louie Dominion joins the show in Ben's absence to talk finance. Tune in to learn the definitions of a LOT of finance terms as well a lot of ideas on saving including where to cut spending and where to put your money.
Joe digs in to what he learned as a car salesman and customer. He discusses the differences between buying from a car lot, a dealership, or a private party and gives tips on dealing with each situation. The Bros also read updates from listeners, talk about the BroAUM reddit page and follow up a bit on previous life and dating advice.
How do you get a date? How do you act once you're on a date? Where's all the dating advice out there for men? Ben and Joe navigate the world of dating for straight men without being manipulative, and without wasting the time of either party. They break down some of the dating advice out there and give some specific tips on what to do and what not to do on actual dates.
The bros discuss methods for embracing your true self and maximizing your potential for happiness. They discuss methods such as boundary setting, navigating what feels good vs. what doesn't (and where to put your focus), ignoring the naysayers, and the importance of living for something outside of yourself.
A business-oriented rant from a bro who's been there, Joe expands on his previous business advice, giving tips about working for yourself, realistically evaluating self-worth, and managing an entrepreneurial lifestyle. An excellent episode for anybody struggling with work, entrepreneurship, success, and/or work-life balance.
Relationships. We can talk about them forever, so we're gonna talk about them forever. This week, we give a lot of general advice about relationships, whether you are in a new one, have been in one forever, or are single but want some insight on your non-romantic relationships. People commonly forget how important it is in life to have social skills. Even if you're relationships are going well, it helps to brush up on the basics of how we relate to one another and why.
Who wants to hear two white dudes talk about discrimination? Probably other white dudes. But in this episode, Ben and Joe try to offer a legitimate, open-minded, and sensitive approach to treating the opposite gender in a kind and respectful way.
Doing something simple, sometimes means even more than a grand gesture. You don't have to go to a soup kitchen or devote your entire life to charity to make a difference. Each day we get countless opportunities to make the lives of people around us better. This week we give practical advice about how we can all do a little something to make the world around us better.
How do successful people like Elon Musk, Kanye West, and Tim Ferriss achieve their goals? What does it mean to follow a dream? In this week's motivational and educational episode of BroAUM, Ben and Joe cover how to define your dream and some tips on the best mindsets to move toward achieving it. They use one fan's dream as an example of some specific roadblocks that could come up along the way, and how other people have successfully dealt with those roadblocks.
You don't have to be a slave to trends or Instagram. nor do you have to pretend that what you wear doesn't matter. They say you eat with your eyes first, and try as we may, we judge people on the way they look--at least initially. Finding clothing and accessories that make you feel your best is not unnecessary or gay. It's a chance to let people see a glimpse of who you are before they get to know you. The owner of the Yankees said, "When you look good, you feel good, and when you feel good you play good." If it's good enough for Micky Mantle, it's good enough for you.
This week, Ben and Joe discuss ways in which you can improve your personal productivity, giving a few specific techniques that they employ in their own work life that help them stay on task and discussing helpful ways to frame your pesky to-do list in your mind. Hopefully, by the end of the episode, you'll have some tools to create a custom framework for your own objectives.
Having relationship troubles? This week, hosts Joe and Ben give advice on how to enhance your relationships and treat your “bae” right. Spoiler alert: Most of the work starts from within. Tune in to hear a discussion and some solid advice on how to be the best romantic partner you can be.
How can you compete in today's job market? What are the best ways to interview? Where do you look for jobs? What industry do you belong in? Ben and Joe answer these questions and more in this episode about how to get a job from two guys who've had a staggering amount of gigs in their 30 years on Earth.
How do you approach somebody--anybody--without scaring them off? How do you maintain the friendships you already have? This week, Ben and Joe talk about how to create and maintain connections with people for social and spiritual health. You can't do everything alone, and why would you want to? There's a lot of cool people out there, so tune in to hear how you can improve your interactions with the people you know and those you don't.
Bro, do you even outlet? We all have moments of anger and frustration. In this week's episode, Joe and Ben discuss some positive ways to manage your mental well being. From blasting a heavy bag to writing out a letter to no one, there are a ton of positive ways to handle life when things get tough. Comedian Amanda Arnold chimes in in this somewhat heavy episode about letting out your negative and pent up feelings and emotions.
Ben and Joe discuss some things to consider before you decide to open a new business, like making sure to enter an industry you love and knowing what to expect in your first year. They also mention some common pitfalls to avoid.
"I saw the sign and it opened up my eyes, I saw the sign."
-Ace of Base
Life is demanding, and it can seem pretty misunderstanding. Finding where we belong is a legitimate concern for many. In this episode, we discuss how astrology might help you think of life in ways you haven't thought of before.
A step by step guide to getting a little kinkier in your relationships. It all starts with communication. Everyone has a freak flag; it's okay to let yours fly. Relationship and kink expert Stella Harris gives some stellar advice on opening up and enjoying sex without all the anxiety. If you don't ask, the answer is always no, so buck up and admit your kinks.
They say the difference between a paradise and a prison is all perspective... But, (probably) no one ever said that about your dirty house. This week we give tips on how to make your living situation reflect who you are in a positive way and use that momentum in your life for the better.
Everyone likes sex, everyone likes attention, everyone has to share, no one likes to feel bad. These are facts of life we all have to deal with. In this episode of BroAUM, we address some uncomfortable truths about sex, relationships, and dating. Through the lens of both open and closed relationships, we give practical advice about what it means to be in a relationship and give a new idea about what it means to be "brave". In this episode, we encourage all of you to express your feelings and be a better man.
This week on BroAUM, we dive into the art world. Are you wearing a beret? Are you French, in the military, or Jean Claude Van Damme? Then take that useless hat off right now! Artistic outlets are important for all of us. Get some of those feelings out and have something to show for it. In this episode, we discuss the importance of art and how to embrace it without coming off like a tool.
Money is going to have an impact on your life. There’s no way around it. This episode discusses general concepts about wealth building and management in the way your rich shady uncle might explain it. You don’t have a rich shady uncle? Well now you have a Joe, a Ben and a Juha! Our special guest, Juha, is one of Portland's premier lenders. He gives some insight on how to own a home and use real estate as a way to build wealth.
How to talk to women! Step one: remember women are people. Step two: be confident. Step three: tune into this episode and listen! Joe and Ben compile several conversations to bring you the best ways to make a good impression when speaking with a lady. Includes a live interview in the historic Mary’s strip club in Portland Oregon with the lovely miss Una Solitaire.