Mal James

Mal is a blogger, entrepreneur, and teacher who is based in Vietnam. Knowing how difficult it can be for young men today, he helps them learn about manhood using his personal experiences, both his failures and his successes. Mal is always looking to help men through his posts on The Considered Man. When he has free time, he enjoys playing golf, working out, and traveling.

8 things 99% of young men don’t realize until it’s too late

Life’s a strange and unpredictable ride, especially when you’re a young man. You’re out there, feeling invincible, chasing dreams, and wrestling with the realities of adulthood. Between the daily grind and big life decisions, it’s easy to overlook some vital truths – truths that often don’t hit home until it’s too late. Now, wouldn’t it …

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4 simple morning habits of the hyper-successful (that you can adopt too)

4 simple morning habits of the hyper-successful (that you can adopt too)

What separates the hyper-successful among us from everyone else? Well, it starts with the start of their day. From the moment successful people open their eyes, they’re already setting the tone for a day filled with productivity and accomplishment. Today, we dive into four key ways successful people get their days off to the right …

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I was constantly distracted until I adopted these 6 digital minimalism hacks

I was drowning in digital distractions until I adopted these 7 habits

Ever felt like you’re always battling your devices? I sure have. Slack messages, emails, social media notifications, calls, draft documents..they all add up to more and more digital and mental clutter. My focus used to be perpetually fragmented. Until that is, I discovered the power of digital minimalism.  Now, I wouldn’t call these habits a …

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I always felt unmotivated and unproductive until I adopted these 7 morning habits

I always felt unmotivated and unproductive until I adopted these 7 morning habits

Ever felt stuck in a rut of low motivation and lack of productivity? Trust me, I’ve been there. As I navigated through endless advice from self-help books and motivational speakers, I found a lot of it didn’t stick. But there were a few golden nuggets that transformed my mornings. These seven habits? They’ve been real …

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These 7 simple habits have made me happier and more productive; they might help you too

These 7 simple habits have made me happier and more productive; they might help you too

Have you ever wondered if there’s a simple ‘secret’ to being happier and more productive? Well, I have. I am always wondering.  While I am far from perfect, through reading, and guidance from mentors, I’ve found a few habits that have been game-changers for me. I wouldn’t call them ‘secrets’ but they have been instrumental …

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10 powerful signs of a high value man that knows his worth

5 Signs You Are Too Much of a “Nice Guy” (And How to Deal With It)

Said “yes” when every fiber of your being wanted to shout “no”? Or perhaps you’ve been the ever-patient listener, nodding along even when your time and patience were stretched thin? Ah, the classic “nice guy” syndrome. There’s nothing wrong with being kind, considerate, and respectful but let’s face it, many of us men have had …

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