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

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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

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 

The Relationship Between Reflection and Personal Growth

It's early Sunday morning, I'm enjoying a cup of French presses Starbucks coffee, and I'm enjoying a beautiful Dallas morning; it's only 72 degrees right now! There's a slight breeze blowing, and jazz music is softly playing in the background. Now that you're here with me, I want to discuss self-reflection. Self-reflection is one of … Continue reading The Relationship Between Reflection and Personal Growth

Friday Morning Reflection: Are You Just Happy the Week’s Over?

It's Friday! For some folks this marks the end of the work week.  You only have to get through one more day!  This is the mental approach that A LOT of the workforce chooses to embrace.  Choosing this perspective makes most of us not very productive, especially after lunch.  I would challenge you to change … Continue reading Friday Morning Reflection: Are You Just Happy the Week’s Over?

How a Gentleman Practices Self-Development

One definition of a Gentleman, found in Webster's dictionary, is, "A man whose conduct conforms to a high standard of propriety or correct behavior." Baby boys do not come out of the womb a gentleman. If your conduct is going to conform to a high standard of propriety or correct behavior you must learn what … Continue reading How a Gentleman Practices Self-Development