How to Tie a Tie in Nine Quick and Easy Steps!

Does the following scenario sound familiar? You’re running late for work. You’ve just scarfed down a boiling hot plate of eggs, bacon, sausage, French toast, Belgian waffles, porridge, and Fruit Loops, and now you’re hastily soaking in a relaxing bubble bath. You’re pretty sure you’ll still have enough time to darn your socks and give yourself a fresh haircut, but there’s one thing on your to-do list that you’re sure is going to make you late: that dang tie!

Yes, for many businessmen the tie remains a formidable foe. Trying to get that perfect knot can be as frustrating as it is time-consuming, and let’s face it: In this increasingly fast-paced business world, young tycoons just don’t have the tie tying time that previous generations were so fortunately blessed with. That’s why I’ve developed this simple nine step guide to help you get that tie on quicker and get out the door and on to more important business matters sooner. Here it is:

Step 1: Start like this.

Step 2: Then do this.

Step 3: Then this.

Step 4: This is the tricky part.

Step 5: Don’t forget about this!

Step 6: Put it in your pocket for safe keeping!

Step 7: It’s all coming together now!

Step 8: Um, this one’s kind of hard to explain…

Step 9: Voila! Great job!

Any questions?

-Joe


Originally published at joeboettcher.tumblr.com.