Dressing for success doesn’t always mean just the clothes you put on. It always helps when you look sharp as a tack, but it’s the thoroughness in the preparation of your craft and skill set that will guarantee you a most favorable outcome.
Back in the day when a great hunter went out to gather game for his families survival he certainly didn’t leave the cave unprepared for a victorious hunt. He first needed to learn the skills to ensure his success. Whether shooting arrows at stacks of hay, learning from other hunters or getting in the field and actually doing it, he knew that practice made perfect and he needed to always strive to be a consistent, reliable and better sportsman to feed his family. Same with a gambler. He doesn’t sit down at a table without a knowledge of the game, his opponents and enough money to cover the buy in. A fisherman is not going to go out without his rod, reel and bait for his hook. A musician can’t work without his instrument being in tune and well practised.
For thousands of years men have had to do many things for survival, for money and for the girl. As Men we have to be prepared and to be successful and we need to have the right tools to thrive and survive. You can be the most intelligent man on the planet but if you’re not putting your best foot forward in your business and social interactions you’ll never reach the goals that you are striving for. You won’t get the money or the girl either.
There are many ways to ensure a successful endeavor. One way is making sure you are well groomed. That means showered, shaved, cologned and dressed properly for the occasion at hand. If its a dinner meeting at a swank place you can almost never be too overdressed. A tuxedo is too much for a meeting, but break out your favorite suit, tie and cufflinks and go for it. If you show up in a t-shirt, jeans, dirty Chuck Taylor’s and a wrinkled blazer your first impression is immediately blown. That getup might get you free VD at a dive bar but it’s certainly not going to win over the minds of those at the meeting.
If you want to be a rocker you should be yourself and dress accordingly. You can’t force it with lots of leather, a 200 dollar haircut and a vintage Motley Cru t-shirt your mom bought you at Varvatos for 500 bucks. All that flash doesn’t hide that you can’t play more than 3 chords on your guitar. Don’t be a poser. In order to be a successful musician is to learn you craft and constantly be perfecting it. Just like all things in life. You will get no where without good preparation.My point is to be yourself always. You can’t force something that isn’t inside of you. People can tell when your not being genuine. Check out Brian Austin Greene forcing it. Besides getting Megan Fox into bed what has he done lately.
Men should dress and act as they want to be perceived. Be yourself and shake what your mama gave you. Even if things don’t go your way all the time you can at least say you gave it your best crack at it.
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