Men’s grooming and style trends

I’ve posted and will be posting articles on trends in men’s hair/grooming/style. Many of the articles and much of the information should be useful to reference. Some, such as the recent movie/documentary by Morgan Spurlock continues a disturbing trend of pandering and patronizing the male ego. Terms like ‘metrosexual’ may make sense for segmenting a [...]

June 15th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Oldest Galaxy In The Universe – Business Insider

Oldest Galaxy In The Universe - Business InsiderJapanese astronomers claim to have found the oldest galaxy in the universe using telescopes at the Hawaii observatory on the summit of Mauna Kea, The Guardian reports.  The scientists estimate that the galaxy, called SXDF-NB1006-2, is 12.91 billion light years away from Earth (a light year is the distance that light travels in one [...]

June 14th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

How A Company Started By Former Bankers Is Changing Men’s Fashion

A few weeks ago, I meet the President of JHilburn.com, Veeral Rathod, at a First Growth Venture Network Event. J Hilburn makes custom shirts, pants, and suits.  I thought the concept was interesting, but when Veeral told me that over 97% of his company’s 2,000 employees were women, I had to dig deeper.  It’s not everyday [...]

April 26th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

spencerlewis: “Hard Gaft has released this amazing dopp kit as a part of their Driftwood collection. The kit is made up of premium Italian suede and cow leather - a combination that makes for an incredibly soft and durable product which will age beautifully over time. As the people over at Hard Gaft put it, this [...]

March 29th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Principles of Style: #259 – The proper way to pack your technology for a business trip

    1) Before you leave, make sure that your laptop, phone, iPad, kindle…anything that takes a charge, is actually charged…2) If you plan on working from the road through a VPN…test that you can connect to your company network before you leave for your trip…3) Learn how to tether your laptop to your phone…in case [...]

March 29th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

https://o.aolcdn.com/videoplayer/AOL_PlayerLoader.swf Chef Brannon Soileau of The Culinary Institute of America explains that it’s easy to make a moist, delicious pot roast from an inexpensive cut like a shoulder blade or bottom round — you just need to braise the meat. (Braising means to cook a tough cut of meat in a liquid for a long [...]

March 28th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

A Great Article on the Spending Habits of Men!

A Great Article on the Spending Habits of Men!

March 28th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

The 6 Stereo Types Of Men in TV

Despite being hard-working (68.6 per cent are in the workforce), charitable (32 per cent do volunteer work and 73 per cent donated money in 2006) and spending nearly three hours a day on average doing unpaid work at home, men are often represented as one-dimensional stereotypes. If you believe some commercials, guys have never even learned how [...]

March 28th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Goldman Sachs Resignation

Yes, the letter is about as self-indulgent as you’d expect a resignation letter from a banking executive to be.” For once, we have a Goldman Sachs resignation letter from someone who isn’t an overworked first-year analyst. Circulating the interwebs today is this NY Times’ op-ed piece from Greg Smith, a (now former) executive director for [...]

March 25th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

FOLLOW THE WHITE ROOSTER!!

Once you’ve heard the call of the white rooster, it’s hard to imagine your life without it. And just to be clear, this is not related to that elusive white rabbit; we aren’t channeling Jefferson Airplane here. We’re talking hot sauce — and more specifically, Thai hot sauce. If you haven’t heard of Sriracha before [...]

March 23rd, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments
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