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B4 Method


The B4 Method is more than just a protocol; it's a personal testament to resilience and growth, developed through my own experiences of overcoming major setbacks, roadblocks, and personal challenges. Unbeaten by life's trials, I dove deep into each experience, extracting valuable lessons on human perseverance and the art of reinvention.

Embarking on a Transformative Journey

Welcome to the B4 Method, a journey of self-discovery and transformation, crafted from my experiences of real-life challenges and triumphs. This method is more than a set of principles; it's a living testament to the power of resilience and the capacity for reinvention.

Each pillar of the B4 Method – Body, Brain, Bond, Bank – represents a fundamental aspect of life, carefully curated through personal experience and introspection. These pillars are not just categories, they are interconnected facets of a balanced and fulfilling existence.

As you start  the B4 Method, you'll uncover insights and strategies that span from optimizing physical health to nurturing secure attachment relationships, from cultivating a growth-oriented mindset to understanding the role of financial stability.

This is not just about learning concepts, it's about making them part of your DNA. As you explore each pillar, I encourage you to reflect, engage, and experiment. The B4 Method is adaptable, allowing you to tailor these insights to fit your unique journey.

Join me on this path of growth and empowerment. Let's begin this transformative adventure together.


The B4 Method is more than just a protocol; it's a personal testament to resilience and growth, developed through my own experiences of overcoming major setbacks, roadblocks, and personal challenges. Unbeaten by life's trials, I have delved deep into each experience, extracting valuable lessons on human perseverance and the art of reinvention.

This journey led me to categorize these lessons into four main areas, ranked by their importance in my life


Your Foundation for Everything

At the core of the B4 Method, 'Body' represents the foundation of our well-being. It's not just about fitness and nutrition; it's about optimizing your unique physiology to reach your full genetic potential.

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  • Discipline in Daily Habits: Embrace routines that promote physical health, from regular exercise to balanced nutrition. Consistency is key.
  • Data-Driven Approach: Use data to understand your body better. Track your progress, learn from your patterns, and make informed decisions. Know the numbers.
  • Personalized Wellness: Recognize that one size does not fit all. Tailor your fitness and nutrition plans to your individual genetics. For you , By you.
  • Holistic Health Focus: Beyond exercise and diet, pay attention to sleep and hydration. These are crucial elements of a complete health strategy.

"Knowing your body isn’t just about looking good, it’s about feeling good and being at your best. The 'Body' pillar is where your journey to peak performance begins."


Nurturing Your Inner Self

The 'Brain' pillar of the B4 Method is about enlightenment and inner peace. It’s a journey towards understanding and accepting oneself through various forms of mental engagement and space creation.

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  • Continuous Learning: Embrace reading and information consumption that aligns with your personal growth and understanding.
  • Self-Discovery Tools: Engage in practices like personality tests, journaling, and meditation to dive deeper into your psyche and work toward self-awareness.
  • Creative Expression: Writing and sharing your discoveries not only helps in personal growth but also in connecting with others on a similar path.
  • Mindful Disconnection: Incorporate hobbies that allow you to step away from the daily information overload. Activities like photography or listening to music on vintage audio equipment can be powerful ways to focus and 'be in the now'.

"Your brain is the command center for your life’s journey. Nurturing it isn’t just about intellectual growth; it’s about achieving a state of peace and understanding within yourself."


Cultivating Meaningful Relationships

The 'Bond' aspect of the B4 Method emphasizes the significance of nurturing relationships. It’s about understanding the layers of connections in your life and engaging with them authentically.

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  • Concentric Circles of Connection: Visualize your relationships as a series of concentric circles. Like a Bullseye. The innermost circle is reserved for those deeply close to you, with subsequent layers representing varying degrees of closeness.

  • Living Values Consistently: Apply the same set of core values to every interaction, ensuring authenticity in all your relationships, regardless of their depth.
  • Selective Intimacy: Reserve the intricate details of your true self for those in the innermost circle, Your Tribe, understanding that genuine intimacy is fostered in these limited, but profound connections.
  • Expanding Outward, Protecting Inward: While the outer layers of your relationship circles are always expanding, be mindful and selective about who moves into your inner circle.

"In a world where you may be known by thousands, true knowledge of yourself is shared only with a few. The Bond pillar is about valuing and nurturing these relationships, recognizing their impact on your personal and emotional growth."


A Balanced Approach to Financial Well-being

The 'Bank' pillar of the B4 Method focuses on a balanced view of financial health, rather than on wealth accumulation as an end goal.

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  • Beyond the Scorecard: Understand that money is not a primary source of joy or a measure of success, but a tool for achieving freedom and security.
  • The Freedom Number: This is the baseline target – the amount necessary to cover living expenses, savings, investments, and a cushion, underscoring the importance of financial contentment over excess.
  • Shifting Perspectives: Earlier in life, I thought chasing money was the way and as a result money was elusive. Once I shifted to chasing excellence it was like a money magnet was turned on.
  • Harmonious Alignment: Once you live in alignment with your core values, and focus first on Body, Brain, and Bond, financial stability and satisfaction is virtually guaranteed.

"Money, in the context of the Bank pillar, is about achieving a balanced and contented state of financial health, aligned with personal values and life goals, not as a relentless pursuit of wealth."


 Navigating Your Transformation with the B4 Method

Embarking on the journey with the B4 Method begins with understanding and accepting where you stand today. This process is about honest self-assessment across the four pillars – Body, Brain, Bond, Bank. It's about pinpointing your starting point with radical honesty, a crucial step to map your path forward.


Locate Your Current Position:  
Just like enabling your GPS, the first step is to acknowledge your current state in each of the four areas. This isn’t about judgment; it's about clarity and honesty.


Set Your Destination:  
Rather than traditional goal-setting, the B4 Method encourages you to think in terms of 'Anti Goals'. These are about understanding what you don't want in life, helping to shape a clearer vision of what you truly desire.


Chart Your Course:  
With a clear understanding of where you are and where you want to be, it's time to plan your journey. This involves strategic steps tailored to your unique path, considering the ongoing, infinite nature of personal growth and development.

Remember, the ultimate destination of the B4 Method is not a finite point but a continuous process of living a life aligned with your potential, values, and aspirations. It's about 'sticking the landing' – ensuring that every step you take is a stride towards a life well-lived, free from regrets and unfulfilled potential.

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The B4 Method


While I could have leveraged this wisdom to build a profitable venture, my true passion lies in sharing the B4 Method freely, hoping it evolves and aids others in their personal growth journey.

The B4 Method is dynamic, continuously evolving as I refine it throughout my lifetime. It stands on the shoulders of countless individuals who shared their collective understanding of personal and professional success. This holistic approach aims to enrich lives across my vision of Body, Brain, Bond, and Bank – pillars I believe are fundamental to a fulfilling life and should be accessible to everyone, not just a privileged few.

I understand the feelings of being lost and alone, burdened with the weight of responsibilities, especially common among male entrepreneurs and senior level managers. These individuals often share a common thread – they have dependents counting on them, a desire to provide, and limited support networks.

My aim is for the B4 Method to be a beacon of hope and guidance, offering support when it’s most needed


Therefore, I commit to the B4 Method not merely as a strategy but as an homage to the resilience and wisdom of those who have inspired me. It's about empowering you – the dedicated professional, the family person, the aspiring individual – with a "Resilience Vitamin" that activates when facing life's inevitable challenges.

Offering something this valuable for free might be seen as unconventional, but what could be more impactful than helping others achieve a balanced, thriving life?

My dedication transcends professional success; it's about nurturing a life rich in health, happiness, and meaningful connections. Join me on this transformative journey with the B4 Method, and let's together create a life well lived.

My Journey, Your Blueprint

Please note that the content shared in the B4 Method, including insights and strategies within the Body, Brain, Bond, and Bank pillars, is based on my personal experiences and journey. I am not a certified expert or trained professional in these fields. The ideas and advice presented are intended to inspire and guide you in crafting your own path to wellness and success.

This information is shared freely, with the hope that it can serve as a template or starting point for you to develop your own life blueprint. It's important to remember that everyone's journey is unique, and what works for one person may not work for another. Always consider your personal circumstances and, where necessary, seek guidance from qualified professionals in specific areas.

Your journey towards personal growth and fulfillment is your own – consider my experiences as ingredients in a recipe, which you can modify and adapt to suit your taste and needs.  ( I like it Spicy and full of Drama  lol)

❝ I worked closely with Bob for 4 years while I was working at Lanoue Chev. I would recommend for anyone to work with him, he is honest and will work very hard for you to achieve your goals with him.

Sam Wallis

General Manager


❝ Bob exemplifies intelligence, possessing a deep understanding of the automotive industry. His insights into the market trends, regulations, and export processes are truly remarkable. His ability to analyze complex situations and provide valuable strategic recommendations is second to none. I have witnessed firsthand how his expertise and strategic thinking have contributed significantly to the success of his ventures and partners.

Andrew Compton



❝ We contracted Bob as a Strategic Advisor in 2022 to help us roll out our Marketplace product. Everything Bob said would happen, happened. His understanding of this Canada USA wholesale niche is unparalleled and he has proven to have a large network in the space. We look forward to deepening our relationship with Bob in the coming months and years as we continue our growth.  

Tane Jillings

Co-Founder and President


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Bob Manor's Mission Statement

"To empower individuals and businesses by sharing three decades of unparalleled expertise and insights in the Canada-US auto wholesale market. My mission is to guide and inspire through the principles of the B4 Method, fostering a balance of professional success and personal well-being. I am committed to providing tailored, strategic advice and practical solutions that drive growth, efficiency, and resilience. By blending my deep industry knowledge with a holistic approach to life and work, I aim to help others navigate their paths with confidence and clarity, building lasting relationships based on trust, integrity, and mutual growth."