Over the years I’ve heard the cliches of what makes you a man and I’ve seen and taken the quizzes to see how manly you are or how male your personality is (the most recent stating I’m 78% male in personality) but I mostly take those quizzes for fun. I put no validity in them […]Read more "The Gentleman and the Validity of Manhood."
So in a way this actually happened. I was reading an article and a suggested article caught my eye. It had to do with knives (which if you didn’t know I absolutely love, an odd love I know) and this was a quality small knife made from a saw blade and lovingly referred to as […]Read more "The Gentleman and Shivs and Clown Shoes"
Looking around at the various ads for work and positions and I realized something, it is best to not posture about the job in the description. In one of my favorite stories (or several I forget which) they point out that the more concise, banal, or unobtrusive the name of a group/organization or description of […]Read more "The Gentleman and the Purple Prose"
Slight of hand, what is it? This is the beginning and possibly the source material for a written series and eventually a class/video explaining some of the ins and outs for slight of hand. But we will keep it as an introductory reference. Through out life you have probably heard the phrase “Slight of hand” […]Read more "The Gentleman and Slight of Hand 1"
There is a certain level of tolerance I have for all people. It usually is the same level for each individual but depending on the day my tolerance level gets worn down across the board., and nothing wears it down faster than ignorance. Now I’m not talking about young children who don’t know what X […]Read more "The Gentleman and Ignorance"
I was looking through job applications again and I came across an example of a poorly written job posting and it in turn caused me to want to write this. If you want to get something done or to get someone else hired to get something done you need to have a clear goal. What […]Read more "Business Tip #3"
Perussing job applications and see what is expected and what is not can vary from being amusing to infuriating. It seems people don’t understand the concept of “Good Enough.” Good enough should be used in a pinch or it is just right for the level of quality you require. But people usually apply “Good Enough” […]Read more "The Gentleman and “Good Enough”"