Monthly Archives: February 2017

What Burglars Dont Want You To Know – Throwback

what burglars dont want you to knowEvery year 2 million people have their homes broken into.  I have hinted on this in podcast past but have never set down and done a show about the tricks that burglars use to victimize us.  If you would like to look back on the show that I talked about this, check out Home Defense.   There are hundreds of people out there that produce these lists and I would advise reading through a few.  The ones that I grabbed from were Readers Digest and SimpliSafe.  With a quick search you will find many resources, just be aware that there is good and bad information out there on this subject.

I have dove into some great resources to bring you tricks that burglars don’t want you to know.  As Gentlemen, we should be concerned about what burglars do and look for when looking for a target.  We can use this information to our advantage by guarding against these horrible acts.  We all want to keep our family safe, especially when they are in the house.  Take these things that former burglars have looked for and make sure that you are guarding against a possible break in.


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What do burglars not want you to know?

  • Why we should be worried about this
  • What are the statistics that involve this topic
  • What are 8 different tricks that burglars use to break in
  • How do we fend against these tricks

Resources used in the show today:

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Hosting a Podcast as a Side Hustle

podcastEveryone needs a side hustle.  Owning your own podcast is a great way to do this.  There are two different ways you can earn a second income through a side hustle.  The first way to to sell your time and the second is to sell your information and your brand.  By developing a podcast you are able to sell and make money by how much attention you attract instead of how many hours you can sell.  Podcasting is a great way to meet people and develop lasting relationships in a community that you develop.  I have created and cultivated a community devoted to their family in a healthy and tangible way.  Don’t get me wrong though, having a podcast is not an easy thing to do.

I dive into what it takes to own your own podcast and being an official podcaser.  You can get a lot more information and learn a lot more by visiting and being a member of the Fraternity of Gentlemen.  During the show I will let you know how much you can benefit from having a membership!


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What does it take to host your own podcast?

  • What Fraternity of gentlemen has to offer
  • Website considerations
  • Microphone choice
  • Audio editing
  • What makes a successful show
  • How to make money with your podcast
  • The reality of podcasting

I mentioned listening to a past episode to understand why I call Skilled Gentlemen Podcast a successful business through the 8 forms of capital.

8 forms of capital for gentlemen

There were no resources used in the making of this episode.

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Tools to help meet your Health Goals

health goalsIt has been 48 days since you decided to take your health goals serious.  How is that coming along?  Most people, by this time, have given up their healthy lifestyle to go with a easier one.  I urge you to keep on track with your health goals to achieve a better and longer life.  There are products out there that are marketed to you to help.  Some of these products are not as good as you would hope they would be.  Hopefully by the end of this show you will have the resources to meet whatever health goal you have set forth for yourself.

I have dug through my gym bag to bring you my personal recommendations.  These are items that I use on a regular, if not daily, basis.  All of these products are linked to the amazon store partnered with Today’s Survival Show.  Please use these links to help out Bob and his efforts.  No extra money will be added to your cart but he will receive a portion of the proceeds.


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What can you use to reach your health goals?

There were no resources used in the show today.

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How To Be More Attractive

be more attractiveBeing attractive means different things to different people.  What is attractive to one person is not so much to another.  This does not give you the excuse to be a slob though.  As Gentlemen we should be cognizant of our style and our image.  We live in a world that is focused on image.  We know this because of advertisements, contests, and the importance of first impressions.  Why not take some time and work on developing your own style and image.

This podcast dives deep into upgrading your style and your image.  There are many different ways that you can change yourself to be more attractive.  I have just found a few to scratch the surface.  If you really want to increase your attractiveness you will need to do a lot work on your behalf.  Listen to other resources and read as much as you can on the topic.  Learn more about you instead of what the celebrities are doing.  On the show today we don’t just hit superficial beauty.  We dive deeper into how to be more attractive on the inside and learn what women really like in men.



How To Be More Attractive

    • Upgrading your style and image
    • How can you be more attractive in the way that you dress
    • What can you do to increase your attractiveness
    • How to gauge your success

Other podcast episodes you might be interested in listening to:upgrade stylea gentleman's guide to colognefinding the right barbera guide to mens fashionEveryday Chivalry15 chivalrous things that you may not be doing

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How Gentlemen Apologize

apologizeAt some point in every mans life there is an opportunity to apologize about something that he has done or not done.  Reguardless of why you are apologizing, you should be able to form an applogy that does not sound condensending to your spouse or friend.  As a Gentleman you have to be prepared to be the guy that can form words that make others feel better about the situation.

I have sat down and hashed out the way that I apologize to my spouse.  When I apologize I make sure that when I do it, it means something.  It is not just a “I’m sorry” and we move on.  As a husband, my partnership with my wife is more important to me than just making a quick sorry plea.


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What can I do to apologize?

  • analyse why you are sorry
    • because you were caught
    • you feel bad about how the situation played out
    • remorseful that you done an action
  • sit down and talk it out
  • come up with a mutual solution
  • actions speak louder than words

No outside resources were used today

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The Gentleman’s Code- Throwback

The Gentlemans code throwbackEvery gentleman needs a code to live by.  This is a gentleman’s code that is the proverbial line drawn in the sand.  The gentleman cannot be pushed further than this line until something has to change.  There also has to be standards instilled in a gentleman that he does not cross or deviate from.  Some call these principals, some call these values, but all can consider it a code.  Whatever you decide to call it, you have to develop your own.

I submit to you today a list that I am going to call the gentleman’s code.  There are 10 rules that I live by every single day and encourage you to do so.  A gentleman should be aware that it is a skill to take away concepts more than anything and a skilled gentleman creates their own code to live by.  Write your own down in a place where you can review them on a daily basis to make sure that you are following them.


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What is your Gentleman’s Code?

  • What is a gentleman’s code
  • Why should a gentleman have this
  • What my code is comprised of
    1. be your own man
    2. lying is only to be used when it is constructive
    3. when a friend ask for help, you do so
    4. actions are louder than words
    5. be the man you would look up to
    6. being smart is better than being loud
    7. respect others time
    8. listen more than you speak
    9. dress better than the occasion
    10. be your own man

No outside resources were used in the show today

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Taking Care of Dogs – Mans Best Friend

caring for dogsDogs are truly mans best friend.  They want you when you are away and feel horrible when they know they messed up.  Dogs will, in some cases, give their lives to make sure yours is safe.  Considering that they do so much for us, why don’t we try to do better for them?  Caring for a dog is not rocket surgery but it can get confusing with marketing efforts from companies.  We need to know how to look through the marketing and really learn how to care for our buddies.

Today’s show is about making sure that you know how to take care of dogs.  This goes beyond marketing and quick conversations.  I have dove into the research and pulled from my own personal experiences for this episode.  No brands were mentioned in this show for which brand I personally buy.  If you are interested in knowing exactly what I buy, email me.  This was done so you are encouraged to do your own research and form your own opinions.


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What am I going to learn regarding caring for dogs?

  • Better treats
  • What my dogs get for treats
    • 8 different recipes for dog treats
    • all of them really easy to do
  • How to achieve a better coat
  • Better food
    • recipes on how to cook their food
  • How to determine better food choices
    • getting around the marketing
  • What do my dogs eat around the farm

Resources used on the show:

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I feel I owe you an apology

an apologyOver the past few months my schedule has been getting harder to manage.  With my schedule filling up and responsibilities getting bigger, I am getting inconsistent with my posts.  This is not good for business.  Nor is this good for your trust that I am going to put out quality podcasts.  I aim to explain what is going on today in an apology.  This apology does not come with an “I’m sorry” but with the truth of what is going on and how I am managing it.

This is not an excuse but more of an explanation of what is happening to cause my inconsistencies.  I try to make sure that you have two new podcast episodes every week along with a weekend motivation.  With the set that goal at the first of the year if you remember.  I have fallen behind in my goal and I feel you deserve an apology.  My biggest hope is that you will be patient with my changing world.  With a list of projects and a changing lifestyle in front of me, I am adapting as quickly as possible.  You are getting a front row seat to this change.


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What do I need an apology for?

  • I have been inconstant with
    • podcasts
    • snapchats
    • youtube videos
  • We are going to dive into the weekly life of Clay
  • What has been ramping up
  • How I am controlling the pace
  • My promise to you
  • What you can do to help out

Thank you for listening. Please find us on Facebook,iTunes,Twitter,Youtube,Zello and Pinterest and follow or subscribe to keep up with us.  The wheels are always turning over here in the office.  Sign up for the newsletter to get all updates to the podcast with your email address.  All comments, complaints, concerns, or questions please either comment below or email me at skilledgentlemen@gmail.com