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 below...

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 how...

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...

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 a...

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) issue,...

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 client focused...

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 and...

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.” –...