A Gentleman’s Season of Change

This Saturday started the same as many others; wake up, kiss my beautiful wife, start the coffee machine, have my morning time with the lord, and then check the weather.  There was something different this morning, it was 36 degrees...in Dallas!  While I warmly welcome this change, more than half of Dallas are still laying … Continue reading A Gentleman’s Season of Change

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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

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 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 9) (1 Minute Read)

Only 2 more days until Christmas!  I am filled with holiday cheer, excitement, and joy!  The holiday cheer and excitement is not as prevalent as it typically has been.  I believe there are many contributing factors.  First off, I believe I'm still acclimating to the weather being 50 and 60 degrees during the Christmas Season. … Continue reading 12 Days of Selfless Christmas (Day 9) (1 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)