Too many men think that being the gentlemen is always the right solution. Sacrifice your desires for the greater good. Be polite. Avoid unnecessary confrontation.
The problem with being a nice guy, is you rarely get what you want.
But when you embrace an assertive mindset and start acting like an assertive Viking, you can start getting the things you actually desire.
Modern Vikings know that kingdoms and plunder are not rewarded to the Nice Guys. Sometimes you need to pickup your axe and shield and stand firm for what you want. You need to have a clear idea of your ambition and your desires, and then be prepared to defend those desires against anyone who challenges them!
I’ve spent a lot of time and energy on social media in the last few months talking about becoming a Modern Viking. And today I just hit publish on the first release of a book titled “Becoming a Modern Viking”.
But the number one question I’ve been getting asked is:
“What exactly is a Modern Viking?”
I’ve had interest from people who identify as modern day pagans. I’ve had interest from people who listen to heavy metal music and wear Thor amulets. I’ve had interest from powerlifters and strongmen.
A lot of people want to know – is this any good and is it for me?
I created the concept of a Modern Viking to become an ideal that a man could work towards. I created it for myself, for my own journey, but part of my own journey was that I wanted to inspire and help other men along their own path too.
So here’s an introduction to what I think a Modern Viking is.