The basics of negotiation that most of us were taught involve concepts like “getting to yes” or “win/win.” But in his book Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It former FBI negotiator Chris Voss highlights negotiation not as a specialized skill for the boardroom, but something that’s part of your everyday life: […]
Poker night with the guys. Cards, food, music, maybe even some cigars to go along with your beverage of choice? Many great memories have been made over games of cards, but those games don’t come together by accident. They take smart planning. If you’re tired of waiting for one of your buddies to organize one, […]
Thanksgiving is one of the most popular days of the year. In the past we’ve talked about its true history, suggested ways a Gent conducts himself on it, argued for (and against) certain conversation topics and even whetted taste buds by talking about favorite dishes old (green bean casserole) and new (deep fried sriracha turkey). […]
It’s been years since we offered some ideas about how Gents date in the age of the swipe. Since then even more people have gotten in on these apps that give seemingly limitless potential to meet someone anytime, anywhere. That means there’s more competition for the ladies, which means that as Gents we have to do […]
There is often a lot of debate about the Electoral College anytime a national presidential election looms, but the truth is that so few of us know how it works and why it exists. The history behind the Electoral College is pretty interesting, and gives us some insights into how America’s current form of government has traditionally tried […]
Metal coins and paper bills have been used by many cultures since humans stopped using salt and animals as currency. Cash is the second most-used form of payment in America, just behind debit cards. But one more ripple effect from Covid has been a change in behavior from consumers when it comes to using cash. What are the […]
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