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Episode 11

Learning How to Understand Men, with Alison Armstrong

Alison Armstrong, author, educator, and creator of the widely acclaimed "Understanding Men" and "Understanding Women" transformational online series, asks the question: "What if no one is misbehaving -- including you?" She explores the good reasons behind the behavior of men and women such as fundamental differences in the ways we think, act and communicate. She offers simple, partnership-based, solutions to improve our communication and intimacy by honoring ourselves and others. She's known for her insight, sense of humor, and ability to articulate the human experience and predicament of gender.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • How Alison developed a disdain, hate, and terror for men that led to her wanting to keep them off-balance
  • What does the term “frog farmer” mean and how did it cause Alison to go on a journey to understand men
  • What are the differences between masculinity and femininity 
  • How to distinguish between masculine and feminine without connecting it to male and female
  • What does it mean to be in a committed state of mind versus an open state of mind 
  • How the feeling of  “what is it about me?” keeps most people feeling stuck 
  • What is the hierarchy of procreate, provide, and protect
  • Why criticism causes women to change their behavior
  • How to become curious and ask questions before making conclusions


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We discuss hard things to talk about and shed light on difficult subjects.

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April Ballestero

Author, Facilitator, Founder, Consultant, Speaker, and Strategic Leadership Coach guiding light bulb moments. Thankful to be celebrating 10 years of guiding, coaching, and leading industry leaders such as attorneys, coaches, chiropractors, financial planners, the real estate industry, and many other sales and business professionals across the nation. The celebration goes on to include over 20 years of business, professional and personal development which I am so honored to share as a vessel to our clients, coaches, and community.
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Eric Ballestero

Eric Ballestero has worked with Coach April Ballestero since before ONE LIGHT AHEAD®'s inception in 2011 while he was still in school and has continually brought new ideas and a lot of technical help to the team. He produced the first three seasons of Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room® podcast in addition to being a continual partner of ONE LIGHT AHEAD®.