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.     Advertisements

Happy Birthday Cherchez la 40!

How time flies… It’s the 2nd anniversary of Cherchez la 40,  the Project 40 experience on Tumblr. http://theproject40.tumblr.com/ Stop by and take a look at some of my favorite pictures on the internet.  

Enjoying The Grand National Horse Race

 This post was written by Eric Crawford.   With the spring and summer style season nearly here, it’s the perfect time to take a look at a specific event I’ve always found exciting from a fashion standpoint – professional horse racing. Often seen more as festivals than athletic events, major horse races offer fans a … Continue reading

Plan | Save | Repeat

There are those who say money can buy happiness, but I question whether that is really true. Indeed there is a certain point where money does make life easier, but does it make you happier? How much money would it take to be happy? Researchers at Princeton set out to find what that number was. Surprisingly, the number they … Continue reading

My Goals | The Progress Report

My goals for the year are pretty straight forward. Basically in a nutshell I want to: Train like an athlete. Eat like a nutritionist. Sleep like a baby, and save like a financial planner. I’m not doing too bad. But so far it’s been a little more like: Train like a semi-pro athlete. Eat like … Continue reading

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

Project Drink This | Update

In my search for the best Old Fashioned in Toronto, I’ve come across many variations of the tried and true recipe. But now I feel my search may have come to an end. I’m prepared to say that Cibo Wine Bar and Restaurant on King Street West makes the best Old Fashioned in Toronto. It’s not a new … Continue reading

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!

Sunshine Blogging Award

I have some exciting news! I’m honoured to announce that I have received the Sunshine Blogging Award from the good people at Attire Club! The Sunshine Blogging Award is awarded to bloggers who positively and creatively inspire others in the blogging world. It’s quite an honour. Thank you Attire Club. As a recipient of the … Continue reading

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