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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How to Shop Like a Gentleman

It's Saturday afternoon or maybe Sunday after church.   You have your honey-do-list, and then there's your list; the list of sports games to catch up on, funny video clips to watch, a new movie, and your cue of Netflix shows. All of your activities and chores do not matter because your wife wants to spend … Continue reading How to Shop Like a Gentleman

A Gentleman’s Valentine’s Day

When it comes to Valentine's Day there are typically two distinct perspectives. On one side of the coin are the men who pull out all the stops for this one night; flowers, candy, reservations at the best restaurant in town. (My hypothesis is that some of these men are hopeless romantics on just this one … Continue reading A Gentleman’s Valentine’s Day

The Year I Choose to be Intentional

"He who knows his why can endure any how." There have been many different versions of this quote; some by Victor Frankyl, Friedrich Nietzche, and many others. I want you to ask yourself, how are you going to endure 2017? What is your why for accomplishing your goals? It's January eight, and I would bet … Continue reading The Year I Choose to be Intentional

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 8) (1 minute read)

First thing's first, winter is finally here.  Yesterday was the official first day of winter.  It was also the shortest day of the year, relative to sun light.  Therefore, if you're someone who lives for summer, we've made it to through the shortest days of the year, and with each day we're getting closer to summer! … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 8) (1 minute read)

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 (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)