Work the room: How to be a better networker

April 15, 2014 § Leave a comment

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Few things can be taken for granted in these days, but one things for sure – having a network that works for you is key in our now constantly connected, “always on” culture whether it be social or professional its hugely important

Some guys just seem to get it, they breeze into the room without a care in the world. They’re the natural conversation makers, a story for every occasion and charisma to spare – we’re not promising to turn you into the Great Gatsby overnight but we’ve compiled a few key pointers in the hopes they’ll make your next networking efforts a little less daunting and a lot more effective…

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Send the perfect thank you note

April 10, 2014 § Leave a comment

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Nothing brightens up your day more than a warm and heart felt thank you right? So knowing that, we feel it’s every gentleman’s duty to observe the people around them that make life that little bit easier or enjoyable by saying thank you – and saying it right

Thank you notes are typically reserved (if acknowledged at all) for job interviews, and while this is a perfect time to show off your gratitude you can employ them anytime you feel someone has gone above and beyond or out of their way for you – here are a few pointers that will help you say thank you in the best imaginable way….

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Master the tie bar, 3 ways to ensure you wear it with style

April 7, 2014 § Leave a comment

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The tie bar is in the middle of a very rightful resurgence and with mens style we very much believe that if you can master the details you’re well on your way down the right path. That’s why it’s important to wear it right, which we have to be honest, we don’t see as often as we would like. Follow these 3 simple rules and you’ll make sure that your tie game (among other things) is top tier…..

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Be a better negotiator: 5 ways to make a more compelling argument

April 2, 2014 § Leave a comment

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Negotiating isn’t easy and at times it can be downright unpleasant, a reason many just plain don’t bother with it. However, being a good negotiator is a crucial skill for the modern gentleman, one that’s fulfilling on a number of levels – but where to start?

We’ve come up with 5 guidelines we think will arm you in the art of negotiation and allow you to make consistently more compelling arguments – here they are…

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Order your drink like a gent

March 31, 2014 § Leave a comment

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You’ve worked your fingers to the bone and what you need now is a little release, time to catch up with the guys and a refreshing drink. You head over to the local bar and realize everyone and their dogs had the same idea – bartenders are rushed off their feet, having a hard time realizing you’re there, let alone take your order.

Not ideal we know, but no excuse not to order like a gent – here’s a few pointers to keep your bar staff happy and your palate suitably refreshed.

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6 steps for an immaculate shoe shine

March 28, 2014 § Leave a comment

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They’re often the first thing they notice and a sure fire way to let people know you’re paying attention to the details – so what better place to start than with an immaculately polished pair of shoes?

Everyone has there own way of doing it and while we’re sure you will (or have) develop yours, here’s 6 steps to make sure you’re getting that immaculate shine every time around.

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