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Today is my birthday! I’m calling this my Jackie Robinson birthday. I’m not expecting to breakdown long-established barriers this year. But it would be nice if that happened. I’m not expecting to be the most influential or remarkable man of 2014/15. But I will become a better man this year. I’m not expecting to play pro baseball, … Continue reading

Failure gave me strength

    “Before success comes in any man’s life, he’s sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That’s exactly what the majority of men do.” – Napoleon Hill Never quit.    

Focus

The book Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill is one of my favorites and Project 40’s philosophy was developed from the lessons of this book. Sometimes I need to remind myself of those lessons so I’m always focused on success. “ I will take every opportunity to surround myself with images of what success means to me: Get … Continue reading

Friday Sunshine

This is exactly what I need to get me going this Friday morning! Two hip-hop heavyweights, Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and the late great J Dilla collaborate on “Sunshine Screwface”, one of the hottest songs I’ve heard in a long time.  Here’s a video of it being performed live in Paris on Radio Nova. I … Continue reading

Motivation

Summer Style Inspiration

I love these pictures of John F. Kennedy enjoying the warm weather in Hyannis Port . He has such a strong and confident yet laid back style. The look is classic and simple. It’s definitely a summer style inspiration for me. Have a great long weekend Canada!

Guest Post | Seasons

Like seasons in a year, Daniel Levinson, author of ‘The Seasons of a Man’s Life”, points out that men tend to develop along a certain developmental timeline as well. He goes on to say that there are four seasons of a man’s life: spring, summer, fall and winter. Though the seasons are not chronologically based, … Continue reading

Now that’s bold | Oliver Peoples Bradford

Do you want to do something bold this summer? Stylist Brad Goreski, pictured above, certainly shows us what bold is all about. I’ve been on the look out for bolder eyeglass frames. These Oliver Peoples Bradford eyeglasses ($340) may be what I’ve been looking for.

OMG! How old is Denzel?

I’ma show you, how great I am.

Yesterday I was down in the dumps and in need of a pick me up. I guess being back at work after a week off with my family has brought me down. Over the weekend I was watching the trailer for a documentary/reality movie called “Snow on tha Bluff”.  In the background there’s audio clips … Continue reading