Fierce Gentlemen & Ladies, After 85+ comments and 260,000 page views, it’s time to address the direction of the Fierce Gentleman movement. Below are some criticisms of the Movement, and my responses.
How does one become a Fierce Gentleman? One tiny step at a time. Today, I’ll lay out the specific and practical strategies you can use to start taking steps towards becoming a fully-realized Fierce Gentleman. In each section below, I suggest certain resources that may help you on your journey. I’ve done my best to curate… Continue reading
Do you find yourself constantly manipulating people around you? Most of us do. It’s okay. It’s not even our fault. It’s just the way we’ve been trained to behave.
2012 was a big year for me. I thought I’d get personal & vulnerable for a quick second and share a short list of some things I learned in 2012.
I do. Fear of discomfort is one of our greatest enemies in our quest to give our gift more fully.
What are the qualities of a Fierce Gentleman? Okay, so you’ve read the Fierce Gentleman Manifesto, and it’s not bad, so far as rhetoric goes. But what does it mean? How would you know a Fierce Gentleman walking down the street, and how would you tell him apart from just another Joe Schmoe (excuse me —… Continue reading
I remember ten or so years ago a dear friend and mentor, some years my senior, commented on the importance of “becoming a lady.” Mind you, this a “progressive” woman who has had a successful career (in a man’s field, I might add) and lived in the “every woman for herself” world of New York… Continue reading
There’s a way to resolve conflict in any area of your life. This technique not only resolves conflict, it also gets you more at the negotiating table . . . in love . . .makes your work day easier. . . and the proverbial more. This is a technique I learned from a Buddhist monk named… Continue reading
Give yourself a one-day vacation from judging the situation. Give yourself a one-day vacation from being critical of others. Give yourself a one-day vacation from all rulings against yourself. Give yourself a one-day vacation from all negative self-talk. Give yourself a one-day vacation from all anxieties and concerns. Give yourself a one-day vacation from gossip… Continue reading
Ronny Edry is indeed a Fierce Gentleman: in his touching TedX talk, he tells the story of how he inadvertently kicked off an international grassroots peace movement.