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The Life of a Gentleman | Entrepreneur | Fashion | Gentleman Lifestyle

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Chats with Entrepreneurs about Fashion, Brand Building, Business Ownership & Lifestyle

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Chats with Entrepreneurs about Fashion, Brand Building, Business Ownership & Lifestyle

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By DatDudeCT - Feb 14 2019
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Great content. I look forward to hearing more

Amazing content

By EL Stylist - Jan 15 2019
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Quality content... love everything you guys are doing. Thanks Rich

iTunes Ratings

130 Ratings
Average Ratings
107
20
1
1
1

Review

By DatDudeCT - Feb 14 2019
Read more
Great content. I look forward to hearing more

Amazing content

By EL Stylist - Jan 15 2019
Read more
Quality content... love everything you guys are doing. Thanks Rich
Cover image of The Life of a Gentleman | Entrepreneur | Fashion | Gentleman Lifestyle

The Life of a Gentleman | Entrepreneur | Fashion | Gentleman Lifestyle

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Chats with Entrepreneurs about Fashion, Brand Building, Business Ownership & Lifestyle

Rank #1: Learn The Do's & Don'ts of Thrift Shopping & Make Your Brand "Smart Local Digital "While Wearing Marc Nolan Shoes: Episode 85

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During this episode of The Life Of A Gentleman, Richard is first joined by our resident stylist Denis Styles and guest stylist Mohammed Alnazal. The three gentleman discuss the pros and cons of thrift shopping to find rare/vintage items. Then, Richard has a chat with Jose of Smart Local Digital, a digital marketing company designed to help your business gain more online traffic and engage customers. Jose explains his entrepreneurial background and the unique services Smart Local Digital offers. Lastly, our special guest Sebastian of Marc Nolan shoes joins Richard for Gentlemen's News. Sebastian tells the story of he and Richard's first "encounter" and how he is able to sell quality men's shoes for a fraction of designer prices.

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Stay connected with us by following @GentlemansPodcast on Instagram!Follow @Denis_Styles & @MohammedAlnazal for more style tips on thrift shopping!Follow @JayQuiroz & Visit www.SmartLocalDigital.com to take your brand's digital marketing to the next level!Follow @MarcNolanShoes & Visit www.MarcNolan.com to grab YOUR pair of Marc Nolan shoes!Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Apr 23 2018

44mins

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Rank #2: How to Build a Professional Wardrobe & Spring Fashion Trends in 2019

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This week Rich @thelifeofagent chats with not one, but two entrepreneurs in the men's fashion industry. First up, Troy @thegenuine_article breaks down what to look for this Spring, so that you can look your best! Troy works in the fabric industry and his inside knowledge will blow you away...

After that Eduardo @eduardoxavier_elstylist joins Rich and explains why quality is better than quantity when it comes to building your wardrobe. Find out how paying more for suits and shoes actually costs you less in the long run. Yes, you read that right! Tune in and you'll understand why many men make fashion mistakes when at the department store.

If you're an entrepreneur and want to grow your own business, check out Rich's awesome online course - https://thegentway.com/pages/online-courses

For men's accessories and ties - shop with our sponsor: www.HarrisonBlakeApparel.com

Feb 11 2019

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Rank #3: Lift Our Youth & Know Your Suit Fabric and Super Numbers: Episode 99

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Richard starts the show by talking with Des Sumpter, who is a founder of Lifting Our Youth. Lifting Our Youth is a program that provides professional development to young people through interview preparation, professional dress tips, and resume writing. Des explains why he decided to start the program and shares his insight on what it means to be a gentleman. Then, we welcome back Troy of The Genuine Article blog to provide Fall style tips. Troy breaks down the different types of suit fabric worn in the fall and provides the logic behind "super numbers". Stay tuned for more episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business.

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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcastFollow @Des_Sumpter & visit www.LiftingOurYouth.com for more information about Lifting Our YouthFollow Troy @TheGenuine_Article_ for more style tips on suit fabric & super numbers

Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Aug 13 2018

28mins

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Rank #4: Celebrating Our 100th Episode with Leo Chan of Levitate Style

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To celebrate our 100th episode of The Life Of A Gentleman, Richard sits down with Leo Chan of Levitate Style. Leo has had the opportunity to work with brands such as GQ, Audi, and Movado as an influencer. He explains to Richard why he started a blog dedicated to fashion and how he transitioned from his corporate job to traveling and influencing full time. Being that Leo is able to wear both streetwear and upscale menswear flawlessly, he tells Richard about his style inspiration and even provides style tips for listeners. As an added bonus to our 100th episode, our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel will be giving away FREE 1 year subscriptions to their monthly dapper club! Stay tuned for new and improved episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business.

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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcastFollow @LevitateStyle & visit www.LevitateStyle.com to keep up with Leo's travels and style!

Follow our host Richard at @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Aug 20 2018

37mins

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Rank #5: Go On A Foodie Trip & Market Your Content On Social Media: Episode 89

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During this episode of The Life Of A Gentleman, Richard kicks off the episode with our special guest, Matan of Foodie Trip. Matan explains how Foodie Trip is able to connect travelers with locals who take them on an unforgettable food and beverage experience. He also provides a coupon code to all listeners, so make sure you listening close! Then, Richard of Mizzen And Mane drops by the show once again provide tips on how to market content using Instagram. He provides unique tactics that can help improve engagement and create a larger platform. Continue to tune in for more episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business.

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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcast to keep up with style tips & new featured brands!Follow @FoodieTrip & visit www.FoodieTrip.com to use the discount code for your first Foodie Trip!Follow @MizzenAndMain & visit www.MizzenAndMain.com for premium shirts!Follow @Denis_Styles for more style tips!

Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

May 28 2018

38mins

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Rank #6: Fall Style Trends & What Fashion Means To Us: Episode 111

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This episode of The Life Of A Gentleman is for the fashion and style aficionados. Richard first talks with style influencer, Troy, about Fall fashion and trends. Troy breaks down each trend and gives advice on how to style them. Then, Richard has a chat with image consultant Michael James and they reflect on what fashion means to them. Each explain their different styles of choice and how it has garnered positive experiences from others.

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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcastFollow Troy @TheGenuine_Article for more Fall fashion and style trendsFollow Michael @OrganicGentlemen for more style tips and image consulting

Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Dec 03 2018

30mins

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Rank #7: How to Win as an Entrepreneur & Instagram in Men's Fashion

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It's 2019 and The Life of a Gentleman Podcast is back and better than ever with Rich Taylor @thelifeofagent and special guest Eduardo Xavier @eduardoxavier_elstylist

This week we talk about the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur and how to build a sustainable and long term business. Eduardo had over 12 years experience in the mens' fashion space and has also grown his social media to well over 50K followers.

Tune in and learn how you can use Instagram and social media to help grow your business venture. This is a great look into a conversation between real business owners in the men's fashion industry. If you would like to launch your brand or start a business it's a must listen. Eduardo also gives some really great fashion and style tips about belts, suspenders and some other gems.

Learn more about Eduardo: www.eduardoxavier.com

Learn more about Rich: www.thegentway.com

Shop for Men's Ties & Accessories: www.HarrisonBlakeApparel.com

Listen to the show for a 50% Off Discount Code

Follow Our IG Page: @gentlemanspodcast

Jan 14 2019

33mins

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Rank #8: LeBron's Power Move (& What It Means For Business) & Luxury Neckwear From Oxford Rowe: Episode 95

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Richard and Denis open the show to discuss a topic they both love-sports. While they usually come together for the Style Tip Of The Week, they decide to discuss a huge move in the NBA. LeBron James going to Los Angeles is bigger than a sports benefit because it also will affect businesses. Richard and Denis dig deep into the pros and cons and also mention how this is also a "legacy" move. Then, Richard sits down with our special guest James of Oxford Rowe. James explains how he turned his passion project into a luxury neckwear business. He also tells Richard how he plans to expand Oxford Rowe and gives a coupon code for listeners to get 25% off products! Stay tuned for more episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business.
 
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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcast
Follow @Denis_Styles for style and fashion tips
Follow @OxfordRowe & visit www.OxfordRowe.com to use the coupon code for 25% off
 
Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGent
Follow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Jul 10 2018

38mins

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Rank #9: Get Bespoken Pieces from Franklin and Anthony & Learn How to Be An Organic Gentleman: Episode 101

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Richard is first joined by Franklin Moss of Franklin & Anthony Bespoke. The two gentleman discuss the growth of Franklin & Anthony and what makes them different from other bespoke brands. Franklin also provides a style tip that can help when having difficulty choosing complementing colors. Then Richard sits with Michael James of Organic Gentlemen, an image consulting company that also does community outreach. Michael explains why he turned his passion for style into a business and being a mentor to young men. Stay tuned for more episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business. Stay tuned for more episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business.

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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcastFollow @FranklinAndAnthony and visit www.FranklinAndAnthony.com to schedule your consultation!Follow @OrganicGentlemen and visit www.OrganicGentlemansClub.com for image consulting!Visit www.CommunityFrontline.com so YOU can get involved with "men on a mission"!

Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Aug 27 2018

38mins

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Rank #10: How to Turn Your Passion into Profit (Start an Online Course)

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Have you ever wanted to make money online? Monetize your Instagram? Do you think you need to invest thousands of dollars to start or have tons of followers? You don't! Our guest today, Andre Hatchett has a ton of experience as an online entrepreneur and breaks down how you can get in the game. Your life experience is enough to get paid online and help other people at the same time. Want to know how, why and also a way to learn even more ? Then listen up as Andre drops gem after gem for anyone thats on Instagram. Your time is now! Be inspired....

Our second guest this week, Eduardo Xavier has 12 years experience as a custom clothier and is dominating the Salt Lake City fashion market as well as shipping internationally. Find out ways you can get stylish this summer, by wearing hats (not baseball caps). Find out what hat and bag is right for you, your body type and/or head shape. No more back packs and caps - get ready to master cool summer style! 

Get a FREE Book (From Idea to Income - 5 Reasons You Need a Side Hustle): www.thegentway.com

Connect with Rich: @thelifeofagent

Connect with Andre Hatchett: @andrehatchett

Connect with Eduardo Xavier: @eduardoxavier_elstylist

Follow our Show Sponsor - Harrison Blake Apparel: @wearlapelpins

Get 1 Tie + 4 Accessories for $25 - Harrison Blake Apparel

Jun 24 2019

40mins

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Rank #11: Go Sockless & Donate Your Spare Change To Charity: Episode 94

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Richard and Denis Styles start the show with the Style Tip of the Week where today's topic is going sockless. While many conservative gentlemen might believe socks should always be worn, our hosts give tips for the contrary. They even mention why showless socks aren't always the best alternative. Then, Richard is joined by our special guest Jason of BSTOW. BSTOW is a mobile fundraising app for charities and non-profits. Users are able to donate spare change to over 1 million organizations. Jason explains what made him start BSTOW and how charities and non-profits are able to join the community. Stay tuned for more episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business.

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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcastFollow @Denis_Styles to see his style with NO socksFollow @BStowApp & visit www.bstow.com to donate your spare change to charities

Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Jul 02 2018

31mins

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Rank #12: How to Create Brand Identity, Collaborate on Instagram & Live Your Dreams

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Listen in as Richard is joined by Denis for the second week in a row. Get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to launch a new product line. If you have thought of starting your own brand, this is a can't miss episode. There is a lot that goes into launching a product - selecting items, sourcing products, creating a brand identity and just the logistics of it all.

You'll hear the plan for Amara Jewelry, the new women's accessory line by (podcast official sponsor) Harrison Blake Apparel.

Richard is then joined by two aspiring models from Detroit, MI that will be involved in the Amara Jewelry product launch, initial photo shot and more!

Both ladies are extremely talented and have big goals for the future. Listen in on how they are already making waves in modeling and chasing after their dreams. Do you have something you're passionate about? Why not pursue it? Theses ladies stories will inspire you to go after yours...

Don't miss a behind the scenes look and also a fun conversation all about dreaming big, collaborating and making things happen.

Get a FREE Book (From Idea to Income - 5 Reasons You Need a Side Hustle): www.thelifeofagent.com

Connect with Rich: @thelifeofagent

Connect with Denis: @denis_styles

Connect with Loren: @je.suis.loren

Loren's Website: https://jesuisloren.com/

Connect with Bailey:@foolforfloral

Follow Harrison Blake Apparel: @wearlapelpins

Follow Amara Jewelry: @amara_jewelry_

Get 1 Tie + 4 Accessories for $25 - Harrison Blake Apparel

Apr 28 2019

50mins

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Rank #13: BBQ Like A Gent & Business Tips From Johnnie Finch: Episode 96

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Since Summer will be over sooner than we know it, Richard and Denis give their guide to a Gent BBQ. While most of us love a good cookout, these two gents give tips on how to take it to the next level. They give tips on the types of food to grill and music to play in family-friendly environments. Richard even gives his recipe on how to make delicious corn on the cob! Then, special guest Johnnie Finch joins on the show to discuss how he started his own practice and the meaning behind his book, Black Lawyer Confidential. He also gives advice to listeners who are have been holding back from starting their own businesses. Stay tuned for more episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business.

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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcastFollow @Denis_Styles for more Gent BBQ tips!Follow Johnnie Finch (@CoolRelaxed) & purchase Black Lawyer Confidential here!

Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Jul 16 2018

37mins

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Rank #14: Turn Your Local Business into E-Commerce & Build Your Own Fashion Brand with Arnold Steiner: Episode 98

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Richard kicks off today's show by welcoming Erica, who is the creator of Painting With Purpose LLC. She talks about how working with her church was the inspiration behind starting her own business. Since Erica is also Richard's cousin, he gives her insight on how she can expand from being a local business to the online world of eCommerce. Then, Richard sits down with Arnold of Arnold Steiner--an accesories brand that carries "the traditions of classic American style". Arnold explains why he named his brand after himself and how his background of fine arts led him into the fashion industry. Stay tuned for NEW episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business.
 
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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcast
Follow @PaintingWithPurposeLLC to bring Erica's talents to YOUR city!Follow @ArnoldSteiner to purchase your own classic American accessories!
 
Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGent
Follow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Aug 06 2018

33mins

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Rank #15: How to Transition into Entrepreneur Life and Sell Online

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This episode Rich @thelifeofagent is joined by Robert @theweltheguy and they discuss Robert's transition into full-time entrepreneurship. So many people want to take this leap but either don't know how or have certain reservations about doing so. Robert does an awesome job of explaining how and why - as well as breaking down the correct mindset to have.

If you have a business idea and haven't pursued it - this show will give you the boost to do so. You will hear a conversation between two gentlemen that is positive, encouraging and full of actionable tips you can take to live your own dream.

The best thing an entrepreneur can do is get the right mindset and surround themselves with like-minded individuals. This podcast provides a birds eye look at how to side hustle and then turn it into real income! Get ready to be inspired!

Learn more about Rich / Get a FREE Book: www.thelifeofagent.com

Learn more about Robert : https://welthelifestyle.com/

Feb 24 2019

33mins

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Rank #16: Combining Sports & Style While Gaining Financial Literacy: Episode 103

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Richard talks with Troy (aka The Genuine Article) to combine two topics they both enjoy: sports and fashion. Troy provides tips on the best type of suits and menswear for various athletic body types. Richard adds his insight as well, questioning if ankle high pants are the new trend among men. Then, George Cheampon joins Richard to discuss his many business ventures that focus on financial literacy. He provides tips on how anyone (regardless of income) can start making better financial decisions while also debunking some myths about being financially responsible. Stay tuned for more episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business.
 
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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcastFollow Troy @TheGenuineArticle for more fashion and style tipsFollow @GeorgeACheamponJr for more information on financial literacy and his businesses
 
Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Sep 10 2018

36mins

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Rank #17: Style Your Socks For A Signature Look & Meet The Author Behind Action-Packed "Rosario": Episode 90

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During this episode of The Life Of A Gentleman, Richard and Denis discuss how to style a piece of clothing that is usually "under" the radar--socks. Denis gives his insight as a stylist on how to make your socks stand out and the best type to wear during the Summer months. Then, our special guest, J. Kenyarta chats with Richard about his new book, Rosario. For those looking for an action packed, fast paced, thrill-seeking book, then this is an interview you definitely don't want to miss! Stay tuned for more episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business.

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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcastFollow @Denis_Styles to see how to style your socks!Follow @JKenyarta on Twitter & purchase "Rosario" on Amazon!

Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Jun 04 2018

29mins

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Rank #18: Heat Up With Summer Shirts & Become A Work Of Art With Pocket Square Art: Episode 92

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Get ready to enhance your style with today's episode The Life Of A Gentleman! For the Style Tip of the Week, Richard and Denis give tips on how to wear summer shirts. Since we all wear clothing differently, Denis gives a few style options every gentleman can appreciate. Then, our special guest Tyler drops by the show to tell Richard about Pocket Square Art. Tyler explains how he became an entrepreneur and why he decided to license his products. Using real artists to create the designs, Pocket Square Art is definitely a conversation starter. Stay tuned for more episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and business.

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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcastFollow @Denis_Styles to see how he styles his summer shirtsFollow @PocketSquareArt & visit www.PocketSquareArt.com to purchase a limited edition silk pocket square

Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Jun 18 2018

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Rank #19: Overcoming Obstacles & Winning with Derek Anderson: Episode 104

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Richard has a chat with former NBA star and champion Derek Anderson. The two gentlemen discuss Derek's less than perfect early life and upbringing in Kentucky and how it led to becoming a basketball star. Even after his career with the NBA, Derek explains how he continues to help and mentor youth through his Stamina Foundation. Since we all know Richard loves sports, the two talk about the difference in how NBA games are played today versus when Derek was on the court. Find out which famous athlete was like a father figure to Derek and how he feels about coaching an NBA team in this very exclusive interview!

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Follow us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcastFollow @DerekLAnderson & visit www.StaminaFD.com to learn more about how "kind" you can be!

Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Sep 17 2018

40mins

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Rank #20: Enjoy Premium Hooch, Zylo Eyewear, & The Art Of The Shine: Episode 83

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During this episode of The Life Of A Gentleman, Richard and Denis are first joined by Lin Dai of Hooch. For those who don't know, Hooch is an app that gives you 1 free drink per day, for only $10 a month! Lin explains how the app works and the new membership package available for a concierge experience. Then, Denis stays on the line with Richard as they talk about the power of being an influencer. Denis' style influencing recently got him a golden opportunity with Zylo Eyewear, so he and Richard share the experience with listeners. Lastly, our special guest from the first episode of The Life Of A Gentleman, Stacy Tenenbaum, is back and updates Richard about the release of The Art Of The Shine (Shiners). The documentary is about shoe shining throughout various parts of the world and gives an inside look into the lives of the amazing people that do it. Stay tuned for more episodes focused on fashion, lifestyle, and etiquette.

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Connect with us on Instagram @GentlemansPodcast!Follow Hooch @HoochApp & visit www.Hooch.co to sign up & receive free premium drinks daily!Follow Denis Styles @Denis_Styles & @Zylowear for style tips and bold frames!Follow @ShinersDocumentary to learn more about the art of shoe shining & TUNE IN April 9th on PBS to watch The Art Of The Shine!Follow our host Richard @TheLifeOfAGentFollow our sponsor Harrison Blake Apparel @WearLapelPins

Apr 09 2018

40mins

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