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...

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 grateful now than I...

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 the...