Weekly newsletter

  • Newsletter Nº147

    Picture in the banner by BikePacking.com     Hello! Thank you for tuning in this week! Tom Whitwell of Fluxx recently shared 52 things he learned in 2018. Here are 10 that I thought you might like:   More below… As always, thanks for reading!......

  • Newsletter Nº146

    Picture in the banner by Dmitrii Vaccinium     December is here and 2018 is going out with a bang! Lookout for event announcements & reminders in this issue. If you’re in Amsterdam, I hope to see you! Steve Bryant is another person who also......

  • Newsletter Nº145

    Picture in the banner is the coverart for Telecast – #009     What do I have in common with Bruce Lee, Bill Nye & Jimi Hendrix? We were all born on November 27th! 🎂   I’m officially 34 today & Twotone is officially 4.......

  • Newsletter Nº144

    Picture in the banner by the great Keng Pereira     Hello from Florida! I’m working from here for a week while visiting my kids. Earlier this week, on Twotone’s bi-weekly All Hands, I had a proud moment with Frank & Renate dialled in from......

  • Newsletter Nº143

    Picture in the banner by Taskovski Films     Getting back on track can be tough stuff. Here are some paraphrased tips I recently read from Darius Foroux to get back on your A game:   1. Don’t Resist: Swimming upstream is really tough. Maybe......

  • Newsletter Nº142

    Picture in the banner by Max Burgess     Hello! It’s been awhile. Like, a long while. How have you been doing since I last wrote? (You can actually hit reply.) It was more than two months ago since I last wrote. This is the......

  • Newsletter Nº141

    Picture in the banner by Brooks England     As you read this, I’m embarking the Silk Road Mountain Race. It is a fixed route, unsupported, single-stage cycling race through the mountains of Kyrgyzstan of about ~1700 kilometers with 26,000m of climbing. Watch my dot......

  • Newsletter Nº140

    Picture in the banner by WeLoveMountains     T-minus two weeks till Silk Road and I’m relying on some favors to get my gear in order for the ride of my life. I know a lot of people struggle with asking for help so what......

  • Newsletter Nº139

    Picture in the banner by Tom Hill for Grit.CX     That 17 day summer slide! I missed the window to ship a week after issue 138 (Misfits anyone?) the last Sunday when I returned from Grinduro Scotland. Man, that was a blast! And I’ve......

  • Newsletter Nº138

    Picture in the banner by Frank van der Sman for fahrstil magazine     Guten morgen from a Romanshorn bound train outta Zürich. I flew here yesterday after a fun two days celebrating my daughter’s & girlfriend’s son’s 6th & 7th birthdays. : ) The......

  • Newsletter Nº137

    Picture in the banner by Shift Meditation     One week till Eurobike! If you’re keen to grab a coffee or beer, let me know when here. This week’s theme: OLD IS GOLD was inspired by research at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern......

  • Newsletter Nº136

    Picture in the banner by Daniel Grizelj     Elizabeth Gilbert wrote about 11 ways to think smartly about creativity back in 2015. I like her list: 1. 💓 If you’re alive, you’re a creative person. 2. 🤓 You’re not a genius, you have a......

  • Newsletter Nº135

    Picture in the banner by Max Leonard     Eurobike is just around the corner in a little over 3 weeks. I know I write it each time but this will be our best yet! We’re traveling 4 deep for the first time this year......

  • Newsletter Nº134

        We do 1:1’s weekly at Twotone. It is vital. But it is sometimes easy to breeze through them. Casually reschedule and even occasionally skip them due to the hustle & bustle each week. Once things start to feel routine, I feel like that......

  • Newsletter Nº133

    Picture in the banner by hwanchul     For starters: Most Psychology Research Is BS. Jason Hreha, Head of Product, Behavioral Sciences @ Walmart has a great post to help you figure out which psychology headlines you can ignore and which you should integrate into......

  • Newsletter Nº132

    Picture in the banner by Alessandra Caretto     Jocelyn K. Glei recently linked to David Cain’s recent Raptitude post: The Hole Where All The Success Leaks Out. Whether it’s a leaky boat, tire or hot air balloon, you ain’t gonna reach your destination the......

  • Newsletter Nº131

    Picture in the banner by Marc Gasch / XPDTN3 CLUB     A person is not a brain driving a meat robot; it all runs together. If work is stymied, ask: are you eating clean? Getting enough sleep? Did your heart pump more than a......

  • Newsletter Nº130

    Movie still in the banner by Angelos Giotopoulos     Hard to believe it is already May! 2018 is already almost halfway over and that’s ok. : ) Spring is in full swing in Amsterdam & as summer approaches it is busy at the Twotone......

  • Newsletter Nº129

    Picture in the banner by Twotone Media Team     Spring is in full swing in Amsterdam & I’m feeling crunched for time. I wrote about managers’ vs makers’ time back in issue 55 just over a year ago. I’d like to think I’ve gotten......

  • Newsletter Nº128

    Picture in the banner by Frank van der Sman     Hello from Schiphol, Amsterdam’s airport! I’m about to board a flight to Bristol for Bespoked, the UK Handmade Bike Show. This year, we’re not only looking forward to hanging & riding with heaps of......

  • Newsletter Nº127

    Picture in the banner by Lizzie     I’m penning this issue from the shores of le lac de Genève in Lausanne. I’m here volunteering as a mentor at the fifth annual Seedstars World Summit comprised of 65 startups from Central and Eastern Europe, the......

  • Newsletter Nº126

    Picture in the banner from Image ©Bicycle Quarterly; used with permission     In this HBR article from 2014 about Making Business Personal, Robert Kegan, Lisa Lahey, Andy Fleming and Matthew Miller posit that most people divert considerable energy daily to a second job that......

  • Newsletter Nº125

    Picture in the banner from Ass Savers     Back in September, I wrote about how rest is best. Cool story, I know but what is up with getting your best rest? Feeling like the sleep you do get is insufficient isn’t uncommon. But, why......

  • Newsletter Nº124

    Picture in the banner from far ride magazine     Stowe Boyd recently linked back to some of his 2013 writing on social capital in his newsletter. I really dig it. Boyd cites sociologist Ronald Burt & Burt’s 2004 book Structural Holes, The Social Structure......

  • Newsletter Nº123

    Picture in the banner by Martin Donat     “Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been.”― Kurt Vonnegut   Bordering on trite but still mostly right, these top five regrets of the dying have actionable antidotes:  ......

  • Newsletter Nº122

    Picture in the banner by Alexander Popov     I’ve been a punk dude over 30 for a few year now. Some clichés do apply. Hell, I tweaked my back doing a nose manual on my BMX today…   So you can imagine when one......

  • Newsletter Nº121

    Picture in the banner by Neil Gardiner     Consider this dramatically oversimplified formula:   “Life satisfaction = pleasure + meaning”   It is an excerpt from an about a 30min read from Kevin Simler. His A Nihilist’s Guide to Meaning begins decidedly tongue in......

  • Newsletter Nº120

    Picture in the banner by Andrew Gook     “If there’s one rule that applies everywhere, it’s that Irony Doesn’t Scale.” – Paul Ford of Postlight, a digital product studio in NYC. Paul’s post “Irony Doesn’t Scale” stuck with me this week. His ideas on......

  • Newsletter Nº119

    Illustration in the banner by Frank van der Sman     This week’s subject is a paraphrased Zig Ziglar quote: Goals enable you to do more for yourself and others, too.   It reminded me of the two kinds of winning I talked about Nº71......

  • Newsletter Nº118

    Photo in the banner by John Braynard     The New Year is two weeks underway & my 1st issue is finally shipping! I’ll chalk it up to 2018 being so great and… being fashionably late ; ) This week’s subject line & theme comes......

  • Newsletter Nº117

    Photo in the banner by Podia.cc     New Year’s resolutions have a bad reputation. Considering taking on one that you can follow through with: adopt an attitude of gratitude. In my experience, it is a win/win for you and everyone around you.   Dan......

  • Newsletter Nº116

    Photo in the banner by Ass Savers     “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   Inflexibly, clinging to a single truth never works. There are always more aspects, options,......

  • Newsletter Nº115

    Photo in the banner by Light     I was reading: Entropy: Why Life Always Seems to Get More Complicated (sounds chill right?) and then, as I do, I looked for words that rhymed with entropy for the subject line.   More below… As always,......

  • Newsletter Nº114

    Photo in the banner by Saltlake_Lian     I was reading Tomasz Tunguz’s post from yesterday about how meetings shouldn’t be boring. Tomasz has some good ideas of where meetings go wrong:   More below… As always, thanks for reading!   Get next week’s direct......

  • Newsletter Nº113

    Photo in the banner by Saltlake_Lian     22 days later… 😱 Did you miss the routine radness in your inbox? ; ) November has been a wild month in so many ways. I’m penning this issue aboard a Hannover bound IC train for a......

  • Newsletter Nº112

    Artwork in the banner by Alan Warburton     The aggregation of marginal gains is a very cool concept. “If you get 1% better each day for an entire year you’d be 37 times better at the end of the year. That’s 3,700% better. Compounding......

  • Newsletter Nº111

    Artwork in the banner by Brendan Leonard     Usually keeping this newsletter weekly is easy. It is a routine. This past week has been anything but. I wasn’t tired. I was just uninspired. The line can be thin but I think people often lose......

  • Newsletter Nº110

    Artwork in the banner by Matthew Clark     “The fight-or-flight response (also called hyperarousal, or the acute stress response) is a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat to survival.”   This week I read about how......

  • Newsletter Nº109

    Artwork in the banner by Rémi de Ligny     “You’re doing it wrong. But at least you’re doing it. Once you’re doing it, you have a chance to do it better. Waiting for perfect means not starting.” – Seth Godin   From riding &......

  • Newsletter Nº108

    Artwork in the banner by MIMOA     I’ve been lamenting that I really haven’t been riding much recently but today I’ll be racing in the evening on the track & riding to VC offices during the day leading a group of startups along with......

  • Newsletter Nº107

    Artwork in the banner by Noma Bar     This week I was impressed by this video on how Louis C K tells his jokes. Then, I saw that Lifehacker had already written a post spelling out the key four strategies described: More below… As......

  • Newsletter Nº106

    Picture in the banner by Ilvy Njiokiktjien for NY Times     “Nothing matters more than results” Except for: Community, contribution and what our friends think And 💤 ! Seth Godin recently wrote about the importance of results. But he left out rest. I’m all......

  • Newsletter Nº105

    My bud Benjamin recently asked for restaurant recommendations in Cologne on FB. I tagged Jan from RadTouren in the comments and Jan suggested a few good ones. Jan asked: “formal or normal?” Benjamin said formal if that means better. But is that true? Yesterday at......

  • Newsletter Nº104

    …what stands in nearest proximity to you has enormous implications. As Jim Rohn has wisely said, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” Similarly, Tim Sanders, former Yahoo! director, said, “Your network is your net worth.” – Benjamin......

  • Newsletter Nº103

    This past weekend was the Schwarzwald Giro in the Black Forest. It was awesome. : ) This past weekend also was a grim spectacle of racial tension in the US. It was awful. : ( Nothing kills your vibe like watching your home country devolve......

  • Newsletter Nº102

    This may be the 3rd of 4th time I’ve written an issue from a train. Right now I’m sitting in an ICE en route to Freiburg for my 4th Schwarzwald Giro! Last years was so rad: jespergrundahl.exposure.co/schwarzwald-giro-2016 I’m stoked for two days of trying not......

  • Newsletter Nº101

    To “run what you brung” is an old racing term meaning racing what you rode to the race. Back in the late 1940s when servicemen came back from the war. They had no money for racing bikes, but they wanted to have fun. Hooligan racing......

  • Newsletter Nº100

    ONE HUNDRED ISSUES!   Let’s throw back to Issue Nº1: essentially incepted as a sounding board for the freelance work I was doing back then. I was preparing for Eurobike just like I am now. (who’s going?)   And a year later: Nº50. Even more......

  • Newsletter Nº99

    “I think there is a level of human responsibility that’s out there just from being a human being put here on this earth. You know, I can choose to be a spectator, be somebody that’s not contributing anything, just being a critic even. I think......

  • Newsletter Nº98

    Recently I was, perhaps somewhat unempathetically, musing on the seemingly more prevalent occurrence of burnout here in The Netherlands. I just seem to hear of it so much. Apparently, in 2013, the Netherlands ranked as the fourth happiest country in the world, and one of......

  • Newsletter Nº97

    I was lucky enough to be in a photoshoot for Tern Bikes with my daughter this week. (Thanks for the chance, Chris of goodtimesroll.cc & Ad Lips) The photographer, Sebas Romero of Black and Rad Barcelona, was cracking me up for two days. The crew......

  • Newsletter Nº96

    Don’t player hate, anticipate and formulate! This week I did some reading on negotiation. I learned that all negative “negotiation tactics” can really be boiled down to three main strategies: 1. Deception 2. Coercion 3. Prevention (- from Negotiations and Selling by Sameer Kulkarni) More......

  • Newsletter Nº95

    This week had some serious nostalgia. I saw WHY? for the first time in 12 years last night & I got back to my roots of working in restaurants this morning. I had the chance to help prepare salads inspired by me with Dom &......

  • Newsletter Nº94

    Last night I walked my first AvondVierdaagse with my kids. It’s a great annual initiative in 600 municipalities across The Netherlands getting kids out on long walks with friends and family 4 evenings in a row. Preparing for today’s newsletter, I got to thinking about......

  • Newsletter Nº93

    This past weekend was Rapha Rides Amsterdam! Nearly 600 people attended the events throughout the weekend. I personally did the Chase the Sunrise ride, Camping Trip & Urban Secrets ride. Each was awesome! More below… As always, thanks for reading!     Get next week’s......

  • Newsletter Nº92

    I skipped a week! Did you notice? That used to freak me out but sometimes completely unplugging is simply the best way to go. It was nice! I was in Brabant north of Breda nearly in the Biesbosch for several days with my family in......

  • Newsletter Nº91

    Its been a busy week back in Holland after last week’s Swiss trip (peek these recaps by John & Elena). And I’m still playing catch up as today is Amsterdam’s biggest Tech Conference: The Next Web. As I scramble to ship this (late, I know)......

  • Newsletter Nº90

    That’s me flying  through the Alps 😉 “As it is always with our trips, bikes broke, weather sucked, and we were lost as hell. Will gladly print the story.” – @Farridemag I’m penning this edition from Basel, Switzerland. I’ve been here on a double whammy......

  • Newsletter Nº89

    The American English definition of “make it worth someone’s while” is: “to pay a reward to someone for doing something”. Ultimately every aspect of what I do day in day out is meant to be worth my while & that of our clients, their prospects......

  • Newsletter Nº88

    “Whatever else each of us derives from our work, there may be nothing more precious than the feeling that we truly matter — that we contribute unique value to the whole, and that we’re recognized for it. … Feeling genuinely appreciated lifts people up.” –......

  • Newsletter Nº87

    ‘Speed brings safety’ is ‘Geschwindigkeit bringt Sicherheit’ in German. A variation of Issue 77’s theme: ’If you slow down, you go down’ but that was about maintaining your momentum while remaining modest. But what if speed isn’t what you wanna be modest about, especially as......

  • Newsletter Nº86

    “A man who dares to waste an hour of time has not discovered the value of his life.” —Charles Darwin I love group rides. Riding with others is easily one of my favorite things about cycling. But sometimes time is of the essence; I need......

  • Newsletter Nº85

    I was wracking my brain trying to think of some Cockney Rhyming Slang combo for this week’s intro & realized it’s easy: I’m stoked for Bespoked! Who else will be in Bristol for the UK’s Handmade Bike Show this weekend?   More below…   As......

  • Newsletter Nº84

    I love a good metaphor. Can I draw a parallel from life in business to on the bike? What’s not to like? 😉 ‘Spin to win’, for example, can have a few connotations from gambling to gymnastics but in cycling, it’s all about high cadence.......

  • Newsletter Nº83

    “One of the key underlying principles of swear words is that they work as a sort of linguistic weapon which automatically triggers negative emotions in the brain of the listener,” – Philip Seargeant in a post on Strong Language, a blog dedicated to swearing cited......

  • Newsletter Nº82

    I just read about Earl Tate. He is a volunteer crossing guard that has made generations of kids smile in Wilmington, Delaware.   He has been watching over an intersection in northeast Wilmington every school day for 19 years. He does it for free, and......

  • Newsletter Nº81

    Learning the hard way & not listening when you should are common mistakes. Whether it’s burning 10 million dollars in a startup or burning down your house trying to kill bees with fire. Before they even picked up the match, I bet people urged them......

  • Newsletter Nº80

    February was a busy month! March will be even more bananas! 🍌 🍌 🍌   I’ve been waxing poetic in these introductory paragraphs & getting great feedback.   More below…   As always, thanks for reading!     Get next week’s direct to your inbox!......

  • Newsletter Nº79

    “It is even better to act quickly and err than to hesitate until the time of action is past.” – Carl von Clausewitz I say when in doubt, lead it out almost daily. It’s the rhyming version of ship it! Whether it’s a decisive moment......

  • Newsletter Nº78

    Sometimes you’re the hammer & sometimes you’re the fail. We don’t always nail all our projects here at Twotone but incrementally we do learn & step up our game each week. We call each other out and count on our clients to do the same.......

  • Newsletter Nº77

    “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein got a few things right in his day not the least of which winning the Nobel Prize for Physics. His analogy for cycling and life is a favorite of......

  • Newsletter Nº76

    From large-scale strategic discussions to day-to-day office interactions, conflict avoidance can sometimes be the main obstacle blocking your path to progress. Ok, then what?   More below…   As always, thanks for reading!     Get next week’s direct to your inbox! Subscribe here:...

  • Newsletter Nº75

    What. A. Week. Last time I mentioned Trump I found I had some supporters subscribed. I was elated. Ok, we lost some subscribers but encountering & engaging pro-Trump people in Holland is nearly impossible. (everyone has seen this right?)   More below…   As always,......

  • Newsletter Nº74

    Spoiler alert: It’s not about outdoing someone. It’s about outdoing yourself. This talk is a rerun of issue 71’s theme & the Sinek talk featured in issue 70 but worth underscoring. I was reminded of this by two recent revues from Nalden & James Costa.......

  • Newsletter Nº73

    Time management gurus rarely stop to ask whether the task of merely staying afloat in the modern economy – holding down a job, paying the mortgage, being a good-enough parent – really ought to require rendering ourselves inhumanly efficient in the first place.   More......

  • Newsletter Nº72

    I’ve never been one for New Year resolutions. I have, however, always been one for constantly iterating on approaches to getting more done each day. That’s why David Hieatt’s article below in the Startups section caught my eye.   More below…   As always, thanks......

  • Newsletter Nº71

    Two kinds of winning According to Seth Godin, Some can only win when others lose. Others seek to win by helping others succeed. One of these approaches scales far better than the other. I love this because it can apply to cycling too! #whenindoubtleaditout  ......

  • Newsletter Nº70

    On Wednesday nights, I break my #earlytobedearlytoshred routine and take the time to dive into accumulated Pocket bookmarks, a folder of auto-archived newsletters like those from people like: James, Ross, Azeem, Kristel & Celine, Nalden & Joachim.   More below…   As always, thanks for......

  • Newsletter Nº69

    🎉 We’re celebrating tonight! 🎉 Come by our office & enjoy some delicious food by PintXo & refreshing à BLOC beers. Not mention rub shoulders with many of the awesome people that make the companies Amsterdam & beyond’s startup & cycling scenes excel. Gonna be......

  • Newsletter Nº68

    🍴 You are what you eat.🍴 Well, unless you’re stressed. We scarf cropboxes almost daily at the office but the reality is… Stress Can Override Benefits Of Healthful Eating.   More below…   As always, thanks for reading!     Get next week’s direct to......

  • Newsletter Nº67

    The Gospel of Philip is one of the Gnostic Gospels, a text of New Testament Apocrypha, dated to around the 3rd century but lost in modern times until an Egyptian man rediscovered it by accident, buried in a cave near Nag Hammadi, in 1945. I......

  • Newsletter Nº66

    Anyone that knows me. Like, really knows me… …knows I love #hashtags that rhyme: #earlytobedearlytoshred #dropinordropout #ifyouslowdownyougodown #whenindoubtleaditout #stokednotsoaked (for Wit Industries FenderBender) #noflywheelnoroadfeel (For Wahoo Fitness’ Kickr trainer)   More below…   As always, thanks for reading!     Get next week’s direct to......

  • Newsletter Nº65

    Today was a bummer day of disbelief for most everyone I know. It seems that an alarming percentage America has fallen victim to the illusion of truth.   More below…   As always, thanks for reading!     Get next week’s direct to your inbox!......

  • Newsletter Nº64

    Andrew Wilkinson of MetaLab wrote a post on Medium a little over a week ago called Skateboard, Bike, Car. (Do cars really need to be the next level? ; )) This guy’s post on the history of the bicycle as a better analogy for agile......

  • Newsletter Nº63

    Party Alert: Next month, Twotone Consulting with be 2! If you’re in Amsterdam, save the date of the evening on Nov. 25th Dec. 9th! Lookout for more info soon!   More below…   As always, thanks for reading!     Get next week’s direct to......

  • Newsletter Nº62

    As some long-time readers may recall, this isn’t the first time I’ve penned an issue from a night train. Typically between Amsterdam and Munich, this edition is being prepared on the rails between Bregenz & Vienna. I’m en route to the 1st ever Vienna Bike......

  • Newsletter Nº61

    Last week the team here at Twotone started with why. We sat down for an entire day with Ashley Usiskin and dug into why our company exists, how we go about our mission, and what exactly we do. This Golden Circle concept is familiar to......

  • Newsletter Nº60

    This week I was inspired by a medium post that David Heinemeier Hansson recently wrote. If you don’t know @DHH, he is the creator of Ruby on Rails and Founder & CTO at Basecamp, formerly 37signals). As I used to sell Ruby on Rails consulting,......

  • Newsletter Nº59

    I stumbled across a talk for a high schoolers by Paul Graham from 2005. He never actually gave it, because the school authorities vetoed the plan to invite him. Whoops!   Don’t know who Paul is? In 2005 he and Jessica Livingston, Robert Morris, and......

  • Newsletter Nº58

    September is wrapping up with a bang! We’re kicking off several new projects here at the office helping companies like eFarmer & Visiotalent with sales and People’s Poncho with PR. With a few more in the queue, Q4 could shape up to be our best......

  • Newsletter Nº57

    After a week out at Eurobike, then a beautiful wedding in Berlin & a soberingly strenuous yet amazingly rewarding week conquering the 1st Torino-Nice Rally, I’m back in Amsterdam. September feels like a new beginning in so many ways already. Can’t say it’s because of......

  • Newsletter Nº56

    Live from Friedrichshafen! Well, Markdorf a few kilometers west of the Eurobike tradeshow. I’m here with Far Ride, Zwatt, Gilles Berthoud, Wahoo Fitness, Komoot and Fahrstil. Today is the second day of the show & it’s going to be a busy one, so I’ll keep......

  • Newsletter Nº55

    I rush to & from speculative meetings all the time. All the time.   I love them so it’s ok.   But when my bud Jambi sent this classic Paul Graham post Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule from 2009, I chuckled… then paused.   More below…......

  • Newsletter Nº54

    Who else is attending Eurobike this year? Let’s meet up!   🌅  I’m riding from Munich to the show with several friends again this year. 200km from Munich to Friedrichshafen. Here is the route on Komoot. We’ll leave around 9am on Tuesday, Aug, 30 from......

  • Newsletter Nº53

    Inspiring solidarity and trust within our own team has been on my mind a bit recently. I tried to put my finger on what exactly it accomplished more than just gezelligheid, then I read:   “What’s the connection between employee trust and financial performance?”  ......

  • Newsletter Nº52

    There are 168 hours in a week; this is an immutable truth. That sounds like a lot, but is it really enough time to cover the demands of a successful career, family involvement, and everything else that makes up a fulfilling life? Let’s do the......

  • Newsletter Nº51

    more rest = more best.   I wrote about how being tired isn’t a badge of honor back in issue 39 but just read that taking even 20 minutes of shut-eye is comparable to “literally plugging in your phone battery, 30 mins of downtime and......

  • ONE YEAR ANNIVERSAY! Newsletter Nº50

    One year ago I started shipping weekly newsletters. I was inspired to do so by my friend Joachim Baan and local startup hero Nalden.   Back then, I was also writing about The Importance of Being Dropped and 6 months into working for myself again......

  • Newsletter Nº49

    Ryan Aventis The Economist’s senior economics editor and Free Exchange columnist asks Why do We Work so Hard? suggesting our jobs have become prisons from which we don’t want to escape. Its a long read but I can certainly relate:   “Our social networks are......

  • Newsletter Nº48

    Rolling resistance, sometimes called rolling friction or rolling drag, is the force resisting the motion when a body (such as a tire) rolls on a surface. The primary cause of pneumatic tire rolling resistance is hysteresis. Hysteresis is the time-based dependence of a system’s output......