In Part I we took a look at how throughout history being a big man has always been associated with power. Furthermore, we found it was much the same in today’s modern business world: having greater physical stature still lends itself to being more influential. In this article we continue our efforts to uncover big business men who left their mark on society. So, let’s take a look big man New York City property developer turned politician as well as a big man robber baron.
Bit of a History lesson for you: throughout the course of human history, bigness has always been equated with power. Indeed, in a tribe, the name ‘Big Man’ is used to refer to a highly influential male (especially in Polynesia). There are two main reasons why men with larger physical presence are traditionally thought of as more powerful leaders. One is fighting ability. The other is their ability to procure sufficient sustenance, a key sign of status and wealth in traditional communities. And a recent study has shown that being big in business carries much of the same symbolism and payoffs for big men.
Ahhh, it’s finally the holidays... time for some fun! Time for us big men to look forward to doing nothing more than lazing about, indulging in day beers, taking afternoon naps or just getting in some serious Netflix binge sessions.
“Just be the ball, be the ball,” intones the very Zen Ty Webb character in the 1980 cult filmCaddyshack. And with that the most infamous golf tip ever became immortalized in pop culture.
But what about some serious golf tips for us big guys to help us toward success in life and not just on the green? I’m talking about how we big men can learn the essential skills of the pro golfer so as to have more patience, master our craft and maintain perspective both in the office and at home.
Dad. Daddy. Daddy-O. Papa. Padre. Father. However it’s said, it's the most important name you will ever be called. As it draws nearer to Father's Day, we take a look at what makes us big men excel in the dad department.
Whilst some big and tall fellas do struggle with choosing a simple pair of trousers that will look good on them, the following advice will have you strutting your stuff in great looking strides in no time. So, don't fall into the trap of choosing pants that are too baggy, too tight, or worst of all, that sit way too low. All you need to do is simply read on to discover some useful advice when it comes to choosing the right trousers for big and tall men.
You might only recognise him as Gregor 'The Mountain' Clegane from HBO’sGame of Thrones. However, strength sport fans know that Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, or "Thor", is one of the strongest and biggest men to ever walk the Earth. In fact, in 2018 he was officially crowned as the World’s Strongest Man.
If you are a big man who lives life on your own terms, nothing shouts this more loudly to the world than riding a badass motorcycle. Even if you don’t ride bikes, you can still draw some inspiration from what motorbike riders wear to clothe yourself in attire that will make you look like you’re ready for action.