Books

May 17, 2022
Read Like a Gent: As a Man Thinketh, by James Allen

This is a guest post from David Ford, who last wrote for us on The Art of War. As a Man Thinketh was originally a short essay written by James Allen,…

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April 2, 2022
Read Like a Gent: The Art of War, by Sun Tzu

This is a guest post from David Ford, who last wrote for us on The Richest Man in Babylon. The Art of War was written by the ancient Chinese military…

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March 4, 2022
Read Like a Gent: The Richest Man in Babylon, by George S. Clason

This is a guest post from David Ford, who last wrote for us on SHTF scenarios. One of the first books on finance I ever read was the 1926 book…

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May 10, 2021
Read Like a Gent: The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition, by Caroline Alexander

In previous articles we’ve talked about creating your own band of brothers, not just for accountability but for deeper friendships.  While many associate the concept of a band of brothers…

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January 11, 2021
Read Like a Gent: Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

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…

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April 13, 2020
Read Like a Gent: Tribe of Mentors, by Tim Ferriss

“The quality of your life is a direct reflection of the quality of the questions you are asking yourself” is a quote from Tony Robbins, and a philosophy that Tim…

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February 6, 2020
Read Like a Gent: Island of the Lost, by Joan Druett

Every young boy occasionally dreams of being shipwrecked and living like Robinson Crusoe: hacking survival out of the wilderness, getting by on wits, hard work, and a bit of luck. …

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September 14, 2019
Read Like a Gent: The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

Human disasters from storms at sea are covered so extensively in the news these days that we might forget that not only are storms are a regular part of the…

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