Jeffrey Platts

Jeffrey Platts

Jeffrey Platts is a men's coach and authentic communication expert who is passionate about helping men create amazing relationships with women. With over 20 years of personal study and transformational training, he has led nearly 200 workshops and retreats on personal growth, dating, and communication. Jeffrey's work and writing has been featured in the Huffington Post, Washington Post, ABC News, Authentic Man Program and the Good Men Project. He brings a rich toolbox of insights and experiences to his facilitation, integrating his adventures as DJ, amateur stand-up comedian, salsa dancer, yoga teacher and world traveler.

What To Do When Gratitude Doesn’t Work

Written by on January 20, 2014

I used to hate the word gratitude. But then again, I hate most things that become cliché. But I also know that every cliché has truth. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Actions speak louder than words. Balloons make you

The One Question You Should Never Have To Ask While On A Date

Written by on December 9, 2013

Dating. It can get freakin’ crazy town up in here. One thing has been coming up a lot lately in conversations with clients and friends is the idea of first dates. And what I realized is that the one question

The One Trick To Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Written by on November 21, 2013

One of my most annoying self-defeating habits is comparing myself to others. Other coaches. Other men. Other writers. Other entrepreneurs. Other couples. Other dancers. I’m not going to sit here and say that I’ve totally gotten rid of that habit,

2 Reasons Why You Are Invisible To The Opposite Sex

Written by on October 22, 2013

There are two simple things you’re doing that make you invisible to the opposite sex. And everyone, actually. It doesn’t really matter what your sexual orientation, culture or shoe size is. A lot of people talk about the basics of

5 Reasons Why Men Should Cry More

Written by on August 19, 2013

I went through a rough patch earlier this year and one of the things that was pivotal in my healing and growth was my choice to let my emotions flow. To become a connoisseur and student of my own emotional

Why Playing It Safe Isn’t Sexy

Written by on July 16, 2013

Looking back over my life, there were moments where I played it too safe with women. Where I waited for a clear invitation before I moved forward. Where I hid or mildly expressed my true desires and feelings for fear

11 Ways Salsa Dancing Made Me A Better Man

Written by on June 17, 2013

I used to dance for hours alone in my room to Bobby Brown and Father MC. As a quiet kid, hanging out solo with my Sony dual cassette boombox was how I kept my self busy in between school dances.

10 Ways To Destroy Your Mojo

Written by on January 10, 2012

Growing up, I was a shy, quiet, nerdy little dude with pimples. And for some reason, as scrawny as I was as a kid, I insisted on wearing extra-large t-shirts. My mojo was, you could say, not that strong.  As

I am lovable as I am. (So are you.)

Written by on December 14, 2011

In 4th grade, I was the only kid on my block that had this new thing called video games. A wicked fast Atari 800XL with stunning graphics. It gave a reason for friends come over to hang out with me.

Are You An Appreciation Junkie?

Written by on November 20, 2011

For years, I put women on a pedestal. Then I started realizing I’m pretty cool. So many times I thought the woman was awesome, which often times was true. (Other times, I quickly learned it was a total projection.) I would get