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 our fear and outrage are...

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 & racing bikes, anything to do with work, being a...

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 Andrii from Rockstart...

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...

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 about powering through. Hell, I did...

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 lunch I discussed...

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 right before...

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 to get...

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...