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 a...

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 to get...

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...

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. I...

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 in...

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 he loves...

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 to...

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...

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 in...