How to Not Overcommit

In today's quick paced environment it's easy to wake up and find that you're overcommitted.  This necessarily doesn't mean overcommitted to others; this could also mean you're overcommitting to yourself.  Our world is filled with continual newsfeed refreshes, instant-gratification, and positive praises towards those who overcommit.  Don't get me wrong, a Gentleman needs to be … Continue reading How to Not Overcommit

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Happy New Year! Make 2017 Great

Once again, we embark on the journey of a new year. This year is going to be my year! I'm going to reinvent my career, body, and mind. Every January first these thoughts, goals, and aspirations fill our minds. Throughout January, most of these aspirations and goals will fly out the window, and you will … Continue reading Happy New Year! Make 2017 Great

Reflections From 12 Days of Selfless Christmas

Self-reflection is one the of pillars of the GentlemenProject. Therefore, I have spent some time reflecting on my 12 days of selfless Christmas project.  Initially I focused on how blessed I am to be in a position where I can focus on giving back to others; my time, financially, and emotionally.  I feel blessed that I … Continue reading Reflections From 12 Days of Selfless Christmas

12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 11 and 12) (2 Minute Read)

It's the day after Christmas; the hype surrounding presents, food, and eggnog is finished.  I pray that you don't have the Christmas hangover.  I would define the Christmas hangover as an overwhelming feeling of emptiness and despair, knowing the next Christmas is now 364 days away.  What I do wish for you is that you … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 11 and 12) (2 Minute Read)

12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 7)

As my 12 days of selfless journey continues selfless opportunities continue to present themselves.  In my post yesterday I discussed the importance of preparing for these opportunities.   12 Days of Christmas (Day 6). If you didn't have an opportunity to read, I have included the link above. Yesterday, on the way to work,  I had … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 7)

12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 6)

At the beginning of 12 days of selfless Christmas I had to plan what my selfless act was going to be.  On the sixth day of selfless Christmas, I did not have to plan, rather the opportunity simply presented itself to me.  Before I start to describe the act I want to highlight the importance … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 6)

12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 5)

Our final hours in Wisconsin were highlighted with one hour spent with the newest member of our family, our puppy.  We had the pleasure of spending Sunday morning with this little guy. Thank you to Jeane for breeding such beautiful puppies, and thank you to my mother and father in law for selflessly driving us … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 5)

12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Intro)

Christmas season is one of my favorite times of the year. Throughout my life many reasons for enjoying this time of the year have morphed from self-centered wants, to opportunities to see family members, and an opportunity to show your loved ones you care by showering them with presents, merry wishes, and time spent together. … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Intro)

Becoming an Expert 

I have recently spent some time self-reflecting, which has resulted in a few epiphanies. Before I launch into those, I cannot believe we are at the end of 2016, and have only exactly three weeks until Christmas! This year has been filled with many blessings, obstacles, and opportunities. One of my recent insights came from … Continue reading Becoming an Expert