86: Steve Harvey: What Makes a Man in Today’s World


Steve Harvey is a media conglomerate personified in a man whose career began doing stand-up comedy in the mid-1980s. His success as a stand-up comedian eventually led to a long stint as host of It’s Showtime at the Apollo.

His stand-up success has also led to multiple TV shows and movies, serving various roles on some projects acting, hosting, writing and producing, and his career has continued to flourish, becoming a top-rated radio host, fashion entrepreneur, best-selling author, popular game show host on Family Feud, and 2013 People’s Choice Award winner as “Favorite New Talk Show Host” for his new daytime show Steve Harvey. Harvey just recently renewed deals in January 2013 for his daytime show and radio show.

What Does it Mean to Be a Real Man?

Real men have the ability to take care of themselves and everyone they are responsible for.

What’s Preventing Men From Becoming Men?

Today there are a lot of men growing up without other men around them and don’t have mentors to help them through life’s challenges.

Can you Explain the Difference Between the Way a Man Loves a Woman and the Way a Woman Loves a Man?

A woman’s love is caring, sharing, nurturing, communicating. It’s an all encompassing love and when a woman gives a man her love she expects her love to be returned the exact same way she delivered it which is the mistake women make. Men are not wired to love the same way. Men are problem solvers, you see, we want to fix problems and move on, move forward to the next ones.

A man loves a woman by professing to his woman by giving her a title. “Hi, this is my girlfriend” or “wife” to your friends. Also a man will protect his woman. He’ll do everything he can to make sure she is safe and secure. Then a man will provide for you and bring the money home and share it with his woman. A lot of women have good men right next to them but they don’t realize he’s doing what he’s designed to do.

What Does a Man Need From a Woman in a Relationship?

1. Love: It’s love as if” you’re the greatest thing in my life” or “I can’t live without you” and the “cookie” is critical in a relationship.

2. Loyalty: Stick by the man’s side through good and bad times.

3. Support: When a man comes up to the woman with an idea to take his family to the next level then he needs your support. Don’t talk him down.

14 Responses to 86: Steve Harvey: What Makes a Man in Today’s World

  1. Gabe September 9, 2014 at 5:46 pm #


  2. Joshua Marango September 9, 2014 at 6:16 pm #

    Loved It! Great Interview

  3. Josh September 9, 2014 at 6:17 pm #

    Andrew, really enjoyed this episode! It hit home. My son is 18 and just told my wife, his mother that he is “A grown ass man”. The points that Steve shard about what makes a man are simple and easy to share with my son in a good conversation.

  4. Rohith September 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm #

    Great Interview with Steve Harvey. I’m so excited that I get to hear what his perception of a real man is because he is very successful and confident. Watching him on TV and finally hearing him speak about this topic was great.

  5. misscristinaq September 9, 2014 at 7:33 pm #

    Protect. Profess. Provide. I’ll never forget the three ways men show their love. I feel like I was just given invaluable secrets to taking my relationship to the next level. Steve, Andrew, you two rock!

  6. Jeremiah Boehner September 9, 2014 at 8:22 pm #

    Love’d Steve’s insights, I really had no idea he was so passionate about these subjects.

  7. Favian Luis September 9, 2014 at 9:47 pm #

    This episode is filled with valuable insights from Mr. Steve Harvey. I learned more in this 18 minute podcast than any other recent 18 minute time span I can think of. Personally, I am going through some relationship issues, but now that I know his golden rule, I should have less headaches in the future. Further, his advice to his 20 year old self is definitely worth a listen (especially if you are around that age) as I wish I knew that back than. This episode is an absolute must listen to!

  8. Naryan September 9, 2014 at 11:55 pm #

    Steve Harvey crushed it!

  9. Ajani September 10, 2014 at 12:41 am #

    Great Interview Andrew. Huge fan of Steve Harvey’s work and this is a testament to his work. AMAZING ADVICE!! I’m 23 and can already see that he’s saved me alot of headaches! Thank You Andrew. An Thank You Steve.

  10. Simoon Lund September 10, 2014 at 1:06 am #

    That was a powerful episode, I didn’t expect this odd man could be so well-spoken and you guys really overdelivered in this episode. Will check out more stuff from him. And Andrew I hope you keep getting us interviews with these inspiring odd people!

  11. Chris Cheney September 10, 2014 at 1:23 am #

    Andrew Ferebee X Steve Harvey = A Great Podcast and invaluable insight on becoming a man to start my Monday morning! Word up Steve Harvey on “The 3 P’s”, simple and on point. I know that will help me keep ideas, on dating women, a little more simple! Best of luck on your Canadian conferences, let me know when you make it to Milwaukee or Chicago!

  12. Daniel Dackey September 10, 2014 at 3:22 pm #

    Great Podcast, Steve gets to the point. If your man, you must take responsibility for anyone who depends on you. If someone is still paying your bills you are not a man. True words.

  13. Joseph Ornelas September 10, 2014 at 4:37 pm #

    I loved Steve’s insight because it really hit home but was also incredibly simple. I think we tend to over-complicate things with our significant others and keeping it simple is one of the greatest things we can do to improve our relationships. One of his tips is to stop arguing and always trying to be right. I laughed at this part because it reminded me of one of Louis C.K.’s standup routines where he talks about how stupid it is that couples always fight. He goes on to say “I mean, really, what’s the point? It’s not like you win money.” It was funny, but it actually shifted to way I approached arguments with my sisters, mom, girlfriends, etc. I also liked the how he explained the way that men love is through what he calls the 3 P’s: Protect, Provide, and Profess. These things are often overlooked by women, but to us men, we feel like we’re giving our lifeblood to someone if we give these things. That’s not to say that’s all men have to do in a relationship, but if a man is giving these things to a woman, you can guarantee that he values her and will do everything he can to be the best man he can for her.

  14. Mike H September 19, 2014 at 6:54 pm #

    One of my favorite podcast! Steve Harvey gets to the point and as Andrew said, he just saved a few thousand relationships! Thanks for the knowledge, now I’m going to apply it!