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 way or when you...

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 sloth today? Start...

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 offices:   More below...

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 better at saying no...

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 old friends like each...

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 Middle East, Latin...

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 no one has...

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 is it so...

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 of Competition (Harvard...

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:   More below...