7 Essentials of the Ultimate Shoeshine Kit 10

7 Essentials of the Ultimate Shoeshine Kit
Looks like you're new here! Join our manly community by subscribing via RSS or email. “You walk in here and you might sit next to the president of Kellogg Company or a congressman getting his shoes shined. I take pride in the work.” – Harold Eanes Shoe shining used to to be a common skill, ...

The Gentleman’s Guide to Stationery 6

The Gentleman’s Guide to Stationery
“Letters are among the most significant memorial a person can leave behind them.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Although you can easily buy a package of mass-produced stationery at almost any store, the use of personalized stationery is an important, though oft-forgotten, trait of a true gentleman. Because many of your correspondents may never see you ...

4 Problems that Destroy Teamwork (and How to Solve Them) 2

4 Problems that Destroy Teamwork (and How to Solve Them)
A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. – Anonymous Just as a chain is as strong as its weakest link, so a team is as strong as its weakest member.  A single problem member will have a dangerous effect on the strength of the entire team. Today, we will examine four dangerous ...

7 Ways To Maintain Your Virtual Reputation 7

7 Ways To Maintain Your Virtual Reputation
“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” – Benjamin Franklin With the advent of the internet men today are faced with a new opportunity… and danger. If you develop a strong virtual reputation, the internet could help you get a job, but, conversely, a ...

Manliness Case Study: Patrick Henry 1

Manliness Case Study: Patrick Henry
“Give me liberty, or give me death!” – Patrick Henry These seven words, spoken by the “Voice of the Revolution”, have been immortalized in the memories of generations of Americans. Every July 4th, millions of patriotic citizens recall this declaration and the man who made it. Patrick Henry was born on May 29, 1736 – ...

Document Now Or Regret It Later 2

Document Now Or Regret It Later
“Remarkably, 48 percent of stolen bikes are recovered by the police; however, only 5 percent of stolen bikes are returned to their owners.” – Bob Mionske, Bicycle Law Specialist As this quote shows, stolen bicycles are rarely returned to their original owners. Why is this? Although I do not have any official statistics, I would ...