Knowledge is power, so how powerful are you? Whether your mind power is equivalent to Arnold Schwarzenegger or….Hey Arnold there’s always room for improvement. We tap into 10% of our brains during our life span which means we have 90% just sitting there waiting to be put to use. I’m not saying we should spend day and nights in the library building our mentality but I am saying a gentleman should have a general understanding of the world and the way it operates. Here we will cover an array of subjects that may come up for discussion in your social ventures, we hope to not only have you prepared for anything that is thrown at you but to put you in positions to fire back. Although the research will be up to you to configure we hope to help get you there a little faster, here are our top ten topics to help get you going.
1.Music-Who doesn’t like listening to music? If you have genres of music that captivate you why not share them and find out if your company has similar interest. Rock, Country, Hip-Hop or RnB just to name a few of the types of music most people indulge into. Even if someone doesn’t like a specific type of music they should at least know the artist by name. If you don’t listen to Hip-Hop than at least know one of their Moguls, Jay-Z to name one. Same applies if you aren’t into Country music, one of their musical Moguls happens to be Keith Urban. You don’t have to be a D.J to have lots of musical just a little bit of knowledge every genre is all you need.
2.Politics-You knew this one was coming guys so let’s get it out the way. Yes, I know politics is not everyone’s cup of tea but everyone should know what’s going on in our government. Presidential addresses, laws being formed, foreign affairs and even the economy in your own respective city. If you are not up to par with those at least know the three branches of government….Legislative, Executive,Judicial in case some of you were scratching your heads, you see how I look out for you guys 🙂
3.Art-Artwork can pull and stir us in ways other leisure’s can’t, whether it be on a canvas,glass, or alive through the human vessel which art catches your fancy and why?Is it the colors,the dynamics,the underlying message or the soul gripping natural highs they provide?What moves you?
4.Sports-This one should be very easy for a lot of you so I really do not need to elaborate much on sports. Football,baseball,soccer,basketball,hockey,lacrosse,golf, it doesn’t matter what order you put them in just pick your poison. Remember though, the same passion and conformity you have when you speak on this topic should be equivalent when you speak on other topics, if you can pull that off you’ll be the MVP of social engagements,see what I did there? Just for my gentlemen of course.
5.Religion-This is a touchy one, lots of people do not like having religion pushed in their faces so if you have faith in a higher power I would save this topic for a more spiritual crowd. You don’t want to be the goat of a party by shoving your faith down everyone’s throat, don’t get me wrong however,I myself am a believer but I don’t believe in making an evening awkward, there’s a time and a place for things like this and it’s up to you to decipher when,where and how.
6.Education-Seems pretty basic but if you hail from a college of any sort why not share your experiences. Of course I know you’ll all do it diligently without sounding pompous but just a reminder be humble. Everyone has not had the privilege to further their education so be respectful in what they do know and how far they did go, in fact you should be the catalyst to encourage them to go back to school. Inspire someone with your educational success if possible I promise you there’s no greater feeling than being the influence to someone choosing more in life.
7.Animals-If you have some love for the animal kingdom than that is considered a huge plus. Some people do and some people don’t so when the opportunity presents itself talk a bit about your favorite animal or perhaps you have a pet with pictures to boot. They are many pet enthusiast in the world so you’re bound to run across a few so keep those pics handy fellas!
8.Geography-This may raise an eyebrow but answer me this, where is Malta located? Is it a peninsula, archipelago, or a single island? Now you may have an idea of how important it is know where and what places are. It’s also very rare to come across someone with knowledge of the world and let me tell you it’s very refreshing. I have a few friends who know their geography very well and it never cease to amaze me because there’s so many places they know of, it’s never repetitive and I learn about a new country every time we all get together! So invest a little in the world’s geography because you’ll find some very fascinating countries, maybe even some vacation destinations.
9.History-A man who knows history can make history. Wars and revolutions have paved themselves into the history books as well as industrial breakthroughs and technological advances. Is there any particular part of the worlds timeline that interest you? I particularly and obviously have a fascination with the history of the gentleman and how they came about and why our numbers have dwindled to but a hand full. If there’s a portion of history that intrigues you delve deeper into it.
10.Food- Of course we had to finish with a full course of something tasteful! Everybody and I mean everybody loves food! There isn’t a soul alive who doesn’t,literally, a soul wouldn’t be alive without it so if it’s Soul food, Mexican food,Italian food(My Favorite) Caribbean, Jamaican, Southern food so on and so forth it doesn’t matter just grab the recipe book and learn how they are made. Origin of ingredients and care of the agriculture will make your knowledge of food look much more garnished! Don’t forget about winery and desserts for they are equally important, it doesn’t have to be fancy 5 course meals neither gentleman because last time I checked Garlic mashed potatoes, Ribeye steak, Green beans with lemonade and a slice of chocolate cake was just as good as anything on the planet! I don’t want you guys to get the impression that upscale is always the way to go because some of us don’t live in that upper tier of life. It’s very accepting to eat,work,and live medium class just do it with unrelenting charm and charisma! Oh and treat yourselves to something more sometimes because you guys deserve it and if you finished this section than it’s even more deserving.
That concludes our top ten topics gentlemen but don’t stop here! there is much more to know much more to learn and so leave a comment below if you guys wish to share something that we here at Perfect Gentleman didn’t cover, it would be greatly appreciated! Also leave a like if you will and we will do our best to deliver newer content on our blogs. My name is Ricky Rich, thank you all! Have a great day!