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Be the Awesome Man

A Man's Guide to Achieving Discipline, Success, and Happiness

by Dennis Gazarek

tagged: success, boys & men, adolescence, self-esteem, happiness
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publisher: Linden Publishing
imprint: Quill Driver Books
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A diagnosis and a prescription for a generation of young men in crisis, Be the Awesome Man is a must-read guide for young men who want to achieve lasting success and personal happiness.

Young men are underachieving in unprecedented numbers. More and more young men are not attaining standard benchmarks of maturity, such as entering and graduating from higher education, finding a career, establishing their financial independence, and living on their own. Be the Awesome Man approaches the challenges of being a young man from a unique and practical perspective. Written in a sensible, easy-to-read format, Be the Awesome Man delves into the roots of male underachievement and provides practical guidance for young men and their parents, teachers, ministers, coaches, and other mentors.

Drawing on real-world experience as a coach, mentor, and father, author Dennis Gazarek provides methods to counter the negative influences that encourage underachievement, and shows how effective decision making can lead to a better life. Be the Awesome Man emphasizes that freedom requires responsibility and offers specific guides and advice for taking full responsibility and control over one's life.

Combining old-fashioned wisdom, a critical analysis of modern culture, and a pragmatic program of character development, Be the Awesome Man offers a better way of life for young men who want to break out of mediocrity and underachievement.

About the Author

Dennis Gazarek

Born in a working-class neighborhood of Windsor, Ontario, Dennis Gazarek paid for college by working on farms, in factories, and in horse-racing tracks. His early work experience taught him the reality of heavy manual labor and an appreciation for the challenges faced by working people in everyday life. After receiving an honors degree in business administration from the University of Windsor, Gazarek worked in sales for Procter & Gamble and General Motors, as well as working in real estate and as a business consultant. He is the author of Whacked! How GM Careened into Bankruptcy and Took the Innocent with Them. Gazarek lives with his wife in the Toronto area, where he plays saxophone with the Markham Concert Band.
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Editorial Reviews

"With a society currently lacking in empathy, inclusiveness, and direction, Be the Awesome Man is the right book at the right time. Sprinkled with relatable examples, this book is a guide for young men to make the right choices and become the leaders and overall good people the world so desperately needs."

— <b>Barry Finlay, best-selling and award-winning author of <i>Kilimanjaro and Beyond</i> and the Marcie Kane thriller collection</b>

"Gazarek has provided a road map to maturity with specific and measurable goals. A must-read for the young man in your life."

— <b>Doug Manning, educator</b>

"Be the Awesome Man is a great resource for young men wanting to make a change and difference in their lives. Dennis provides great advice, supported by real-life examples and practical tools to start any young man on his awesome journey."

— <b>Kerry Johnson, EdD, Ontario Tech University</b>

"A compelling read — Be the Awesome Man diagnoses the problem, then provides inspiring yet practical advice for men who wish to change their life's trajectory from mediocre to awesome! Highly recommended."

— <b>Daniel Whittal, lawyer and martial arts instructor</b>

"Dennis Gazarek has done an awesome job. Using his experience and knowledge, he gets into the minds of young men and provides them with an insight to explore, estimate and establish themselves to fight the battles, not only for themselves but to inspire others"

— <b>Vaqar Raees, president of Friends Indeed Canada</b>