30 Unconventional Tips on How to be a Better Gentleman

30 Unconventional Tips on How to be a Better Gentleman

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1. Always watch what you say

Only a child or a fool misuses the power of his tongue. Words have the ability to build up or tear down. And once said, they can never be taken back. A gentleman chooses wisely.

2. Be a contributing member of society/Give without expecting anything in return

Be the first to say hello to a stranger passing you on the street. Give something back to someone less fortune than you whether that be time or money.

3. Speak up and make eye contact

Shifty eyes and a mumble of a low voice would put even the most trusting man on edge. Speaking up while looking into the other person’s eyes shows courage and respect.

4. Smile and make someone’s day with a well timed compliment

My dad used to tell me to smile even when I didn’t feel like it. I hated it, until I understood the reason. When you genuinely smile at someone, you remove the barrier of unfamiliarity. It makes you a welcoming presence and that, alongside a well timed “Nice shoes”, will make half the world fall in love with you.

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Classic Cocktail #1 – The Hemingway Daiquiri

Classic Cocktail #1 – The Hemingway Daiquiri

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As you may or may not already know, Hemingway was a bit of a writer 😏 and a bit of a drinker. He could apparently pack away 10 or more of these lovelies whenever the feeling struck him.

You have to be pretty impressive to not only have the drink but also the double named in your honor (Papa Doble).

Take the time to savor this classic cocktail and let it transport you to the 1930’s when men still dressed up to leave the house, women were still rocking shoulder pads and a diabetic writer was making a name for himself in a little Havana bar called The Floridita.

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The Implications of Style: 5 Wardrobe Mistakes You’re Making Right Now

The Implications of Style: 5 Wardrobe Mistakes You’re Making Right Now

Believe it or not, what you wear says a lot about who you are. It tells the world how you view yourself and can even show were you think you’re headed in the next 10 years.

Here’s the thing, as a young man growing up I was always taught to be neat and well put together, but not to pay too much attention to the clothes I wore on a daily basis. The result was a chubby kid never caring anything about style, wearing clothes 2 sizes too big to hide my…well everything…and developing habits that carried over into my early twenties.

Fast forward 6 years later, 40 pounds lighter and I’m finally getting a handle on this men’s fashion concept. See what I learned was, you have to care about the clothes you wear. Because either way, they’re going to say something about you.

Name brand or no name brand. Made in Italy or China. It doesn’t matter as long as you’re using style to say what you want to say and feel how you want to feel.

You’re wardrobe is a collection of who you are, who you think you are and who you want to be. We’re going to take out the negatives, insert the positives and create a collection that celebrates who you are and prepares you for who you want to be.

1. 90% of your closet is from 1994

Wardrobe, Style, Mens Style, Mens Fashion Tips,

Ok, so that’s a bit of an exaggeration. But you get the point.

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5 Misconceptions about Real Love Everyone thinks are True

5 Misconceptions about Real Love Everyone thinks are True

We’ve done our best not to make it a habit of sticking our noses into other people’s business. We stay out of the gossip circle and try to focus on ways to make your life, as a true gentleman, inspiring and motivational. With that said, we can’t help but notice the lack of understanding when it comes to that important life changing phenomenon called love.

And sure, everyone has opinions (we certainly do) but these opinions of real love are just not true. And the sooner it’s cleared up, the better for you and future misses you.

5.) Real love or (true love) can happen at first sight.

We all know the question, “Do you believe in love at first sight?” Ummm, not really.

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5 Key Success Factors: The Foundation for Success

5 Key Success Factors: The Foundation for Success

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Walk into any bookstore in the country and you’ll find 8,742,126 books on the topic “key success factors“. John Maxwell has written over half of them.

And look, we get it.

There are a ton of people hungry for a slice of that big pie called success. And there’s plenty of information that can be very useful, but the truth is 90% of it is fluff.

If you’re not careful, you can waste your time and money on something you already know.

With that said, it’s time to tell you something you already know. Except maybe in a way you’ve never thought of before.

Key success factors can mean a lot of different things, but in this post we’re going to get down to the nitty-gritty, 100%, completely honest truth of what it really means to be successful.

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10 Most Creative Birthday Gifts for Her

10 Most Creative Birthday Gifts for Her

Trying to find the perfect birthday gifts for her can be almost impossible – regardless of whether or not the two of you have been together seemingly forever or if you’ve only recently started hooking up.

Hopefully though, with the inside information we are able to share with you below you won’t have to worry about struggling to find the perfect gift anymore.

With a little bit of creativity, a little bit of romance, the inside information below, and yes – even a little bit of luck – you’ll be all set, and you’ll never have to worry about birthday gift shopping ever again!

Let’s dive right in.

Top 10 Most Creative Birthday Gifts for Her

10. The “Babe, where are we going?” Gift 

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To Keep the Spark, Dust off the Tux

To Keep the Spark, Dust off the Tux

The best way to never let a flame die is to keep breathing life into it. No matter how crazy you are about each other things will eventually start getting stale. Its inevitable, but don’t worry, there’s always an opportunity to create a spark.

Sometimes that just means getting out of your comfort zone and showing her a different side to you that she’s never seen before. Any special night out is a great way to get her attention, and don’t complain about how long it’ll take her to get ready.

Trust me, you’ll appreciate it.

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6 Creative Business Ideas with Low Investment

6 Creative Business Ideas with Low Investment

It’s never easy starting a business from scratch. There’s 2,344,543 things that have to be considered before you even begin the process. Unfortunately the number 1 problem with starting your own business is always money.The very notion of having to invest thousands of dollars into a business idea that you may not be confident in is downright terrifying.

And let’s face it, most of us don’t have that kind of money to begin with. So we’ve come up with 12 business ideas with low investment that you can start right away. A lot of these ideas don’t require much more than a little knowledge and sweat equity.

Top 6 Business Ideas with Low Investment

1. Freelancing

Graphic designer, writer, accountant, bookkeeping, data entry, web development, web design, these are only a few possibilities when it comes to freelancing. A freelancers greatest weapon is knowledge, and how well he does whatever he’s knowledgeable about. There are dozens of services that cater to freelancers looking for work.

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The Everything Guide to Dress Boots

The Everything Guide to Dress Boots

Just a few years ago the very idea of dress boots would have seemed out of place, if not outright weird. Not anymore.

I remember going to church when I was a kid and wearing a pair of black boots with my slacks because I couldn’t find my dress shoes. At the time my mother was furious with me but I couldn’t help to think they looked WAY better than my boring oxfords.

Apparently, that view point is now very much accepted in the fashion community. And with that said, it’s come to our attention that every gentleman should know when to wear, how to wear and to what to wear dress boots with.

Especially because its become obvious this fashion trend that began at the end of the Victorian era is not a trend at all, but a style staple that’s here to stay.

What Exactly are Dress Boots?

Good question. Dress boots are distinctly different from outdoor boots in a few ways. One way is that they are not as readily made to be used outdoors. The best dress boot is actual a dress shoe with an extended upper portion to cover the ankles. They are made in a very similar way to dress shoes.

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