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Weaponizing Masculinity, Giving From An Empty Cup & Hiding Behind Our Masks | Ashanti Branch | Ep #080

July 06, 2022 Brandon Clift Episode 80
Weaponizing Masculinity, Giving From An Empty Cup & Hiding Behind Our Masks | Ashanti Branch | Ep #080
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Weaponizing Masculinity, Giving From An Empty Cup & Hiding Behind Our Masks | Ashanti Branch | Ep #080
Jul 06, 2022 Episode 80
Brandon Clift

There are those who talk a big game... And then there are those who get S### done! Ashanti Branch is one of those who would rather let his actions be so deafening that his words aren't necessary. That's how much impact Ashanti Branch is having on the lives of young boys and men who find themselves disconnected from their emotions. 

Ashanti combines his 20-year education background with his experiences growing up with a single mother in an urban environment where the only rites of passage were modeled through gang initiations to help marginalized communities raise healthier and more emotionally mature men. 


Key takeaways from this episode: 

  • Regardless of how much self "work" you have done, we all have masks.
  • Have we weaponized the phrase "Toxic Masculinity?"
  • Brandon's current challenges with being an expectant father and how his mask is turning up. 
  • Why giving from an empty cup is a formula for burnout and failure. 


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Show Notes

There are those who talk a big game... And then there are those who get S### done! Ashanti Branch is one of those who would rather let his actions be so deafening that his words aren't necessary. That's how much impact Ashanti Branch is having on the lives of young boys and men who find themselves disconnected from their emotions. 

Ashanti combines his 20-year education background with his experiences growing up with a single mother in an urban environment where the only rites of passage were modeled through gang initiations to help marginalized communities raise healthier and more emotionally mature men. 


Key takeaways from this episode: 

  • Regardless of how much self "work" you have done, we all have masks.
  • Have we weaponized the phrase "Toxic Masculinity?"
  • Brandon's current challenges with being an expectant father and how his mask is turning up. 
  • Why giving from an empty cup is a formula for burnout and failure. 


Loved Ashanti? Here Is How To Find Out More: 



Additional Resources

Subscribe/Rate/Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: >>>HERE<<<
To The ManKind Podcast to stay in the loop with powerful figures in the world of Men's Work.

Find A Men's Circle Near You: https://mkpusa.org/mens-group
With over 1000+ Men's Circles worldwide, men are waiting to welcome you into a kind, supportive and safe brotherhood of men. FREE Online Men's Groups are available every week.

The Men's Work Introduction 3-Week Course: https://mkpusa.org/themenswork/
Do you want to join a men’s group? Join a circle of men committed to creating a new men’s group. Participants will learn over 10 weeks the key elements and tools to launch their new group. After the 10 weeks, you will be invited to keep the group going for at least 3 months.

Crossroads: https://mkpusa.

Support the Show.

Additional Resources:

Magic Mind:
Get 58% Off Your First Order

Subscribe/Rate/Review on iTunes ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: >>>HERE<<<
Stay in the loop with powerful figures in the world of Men's Work.

Find A Men's Circle Near You: https://mkpusa.org/mens-group
With over 1000+ Men's Circles (Virtual + In-Person) worldwide, men are waiting to welcome you into a kind, supportive and safe brotherhood of men. FREE Online Men's Groups are available every week.

The Men's Work: https://mkpusa.org/themenswork/ In just three short weeks we’ll give you a solid foundation for moving ahead in your life, and you won’t be going alone. Cohorts Launch Every Month

🎵Listen To Jim Donovan & The Sun King Warriors: