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A book by father-son team,
Brian and Jeff Becker

Raising a boy to become a man is not something left to chance.

Tender Lions is for anyone looking to strengthen their father-son relationship. Written by a father and son team, this book is a raw, unfiltered look at what it’s like when the love and trust that was once there is destroyed—but that’s not where the story ends.

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About Brian & Jeff Becker

Brian Becker consults with companies and nonprofits to improve their overall culture, quality and performance and also provides leadership coaching to executives and aspiring leaders. 

Jeff Becker is the co-founder and director of Powerhouse Hoops basketball academy in Phoenix. Their mission is to develop character in young men through basketball. 


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“By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he is wrong.” – Charles Wadsworth My friend Dan said to me, “I thought I was done raising my boys when they were in high school. They become more independent, didn’t rely on me for much […]

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My son, Jeff, and I were interviewed yesterday by Brad Cesmat on his Sports 360 AZ radio show. I was all prepared to talk about the O.C.P. (overly competitive parents) culture that is now, unfortunately, deeply embedded in the youth sports ethos. What I didn’t know was that Brad’s father walked out on him and […]

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