The Art of Manliness

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-15
  • Publisher: How Design Books
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While it's definitely more than just monster trucks, grilling and Six-pack abs, true manliness is hard to define. The words macho and manly are not synonymous.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
The Gentlemanp. 4
Dress Like a Gentleman
Getting Fitted for a Suit
HowtoRockaPocket Square
Three Ways to Tie aTie
Bringing Back the Hat
Attention to Details
Groom Like a Gentleman
Why Every Man Should Go to a Barbershop
Shave Like Your Grandpa
Behave Like a Gentleman
How to Be the Perfect Party Guest
Table Manners for Gentlemen
The Dos and Don'ts of Conversation
How to Be the Perfect Houseguest
The Art of Thank-You-Note Writing
A Gentleman's Guide to Tipping
Modern Technology and the New Rules of Etiquette
The Friendp. 64
The History of Man Friendships
Band of Brothers: Making and Keeping Strong Friendships
Learn the Secret Handshake: Join a Fraternal Lodge
How to Help a Friend With a Problem
The Mechanics of the Man Hug
Beyond G-Strings and Keg Stands: Throwing a Classy Bach-elor Party
Give a Best Man Speech That Won't Make People Cringe
The Herop. 89
Fight Like a Gentleman
Break Down a Door
Perform the Fireman's Carry
Save a Drowning Person
Treat a Snakebite
Be a Hero on the Road
Mayday! Mayday! Land a Plane in an Emergency
The Loverp. 116
The Art of Chivalry
Stop Hanging Out With Women and Start Dating Them
Nice Guys Don't Have to Finish Last
Give Flowers Like a Victorian Gentleman
Break Up With a Woman Like a Gentleman
How Do You Know When She's the One?
Stop Dragging Your Feet and Make a Commitment
Asking for a Woman's Hand in Marriage
Affair-Proof Your Marriage
The Fatherp. 143
Take Care of a Pregnant Wife
Deliver a Baby in a Pinch
Change a Diaper
Quiet a Crying Baby
Balance Work and Family
Raise Resilient Kids
Teach Your Kid to Ridea Bike
Entertain the Kids
Have ˘The Talk÷ With Your Kids
Give Your Son a Rite of Passage
The Outdoorsmanp. 177
Streamline Your Camping Trip
set Up Camp
Man and Fire
Five Ways to Start a Fire Without Matches
Predict the Weather Like a Frontiersman
Navigate Without a Compass
Four Knots Every Man Should Know
The Leaderp. 207
Five Traits of Leadership
Exude Magnetic Charisma
How to Shake Hands Like a Man
Prepare and Deliver a Dynamite Speech
Give and Accept Criticism Without Coming Off Like a Cad
The Virtuous Manp. 230
Franklin's Quest for Moral Perfection
Applying Franklin's Pursuit of ˘The Virtuous life÷ to Your Life
Afterwordp. 264
Appendix Ap. 266
Appendix Bp. 271
Appendix Cp. 274
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