Overcoming The Man Laws Book Study
“There is no greater experience for a man than to feel like life is firing on all cylinders, so to speak. It provides ‘that thing’, a feeling that cannot always be accurately articulated. In this book, my goal is to share with men everywhere the things that I’m learning as I journey towards that feeling.”
-Oliver C. Marcelle
In this group experience, we will walk through the book, chapter by chapter, to dissect and discuss the information shared. The aim is to address areas that we all grapple with and devise strategies for self-discovery and improvement.
The goal is for all of us to
- Walk away with a method for assessing where we are vs. where we want to be
- Make commitments that align with our goals
- Be intentional about putting in the consistent effort needed to achieve our goals
Here are a few of the questions we will explore:
- Are there unresolved things (feelings, personal issues, or conflicts) that you need to process?
- What are the most important relationships in your life?
A. Why are they important
B. What are you willing to forego to ensure success in these relationships?
- What does the ideal marriage/relationship look like to you?
- What steps do you need to take in order to achieve your ideal?
- Can you incorporate all the necessary adjustments and still remain your authentic self?
Here are a few of the concepts that will be discussed:
1. Leadership often looks more like maintenance man than CEO
Talking about the way we view leadership and the fact that some of the things, the tasks that we may not necessarily attach to the title of leader are in fact vital to the success of our personal and professional relationships.
2. You may have to take some L’s for your relationship to win
Looking at the concept of losing the battle to win the war and then realizing that with some shifting of thought, these things that once felt like losses are in fact lessons; the gems of which can be used to construct strategies that you can use over and over to win in every subsequent scenario.
3. You can demand what you haven’t developed
Talking about Trust, Faith and Respect. These are things that I was expecting from the people around me but I had not developed in myself, nor did I understand the emotional and psychological weight I was signing up by demanding that from others.
4. It is better to be trusted than to be loved
Addressing the cart before the horse dance that we often do, especially in relationships. Love as a feeling is fleeting, it can be manufactured and remanufactured on the fly. Trust must be built and building takes time.
5. It’s not about you
Taking about the importance of true altruism; putting your needs above someone else. Also looking at authenticity and whether you can make the necessary adjustments in life to truly unselfishly live out these concepts without losing the essence of who you are.
We will do a deep dive into the following areas:
- Mental Stamina
Meet The Author & Facilitator
Oliver C. Marcelle
Oliver C. Marcelle is a husband, father, author, speaker and marriage strategist. Out of a passion to see people succeed in every area of their lives, he and his wife Denise created Denoli, LLC.
This passion has moved him to be very open and transparent about his journey, using seminars, coaching and all forms of social media to share their journey, in hopes that it will encourage and inspire others on theirs.
As a marriage strategist, he helps married couples communicate without frustration and judgment to increase intimacy and build the relationship of their dreams. He also empowers men to overcome the ‘man laws’ that have been holding them back, achieve what he refers to as 20/20 before hindsight and show up as the best version of themselves.
Oliver loves God and loves his family. When he’s not working, Oliver can be found spending quality time with his wife and family and rolling around with his almost 2-year-old grandson.
You can connect with Oliver here: https://liinks.co/denolillc
What People Are Saying about OTML:
“It will help change your mind on how you view manhood.”
“This is a great and readable guidebook on becoming a better man.”
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