Author: Chris

Why Your Kid Should Start a Business

Most of our kids will work on projects instead of punching a clock.

They’ll determine their income by the value they create for others, instead of whatever their boss/union/scale decides in advance.
They’ll have the opportunity to work as hard as they want to.
But if they don’t know how to leverage that opportunity, they’ll wind up working harder for less than we did.

Why I Publish My Mistakes

I’m definitely the only business coach who’s ever screwed anything up, or made mistakes worth sharing. None of the gurus have ever made a mistake in their business, marriage, faith or Instagram profiles.

Staying Present

Sometimes, for me, cycling becomes meditation. Those are the days when I’m doing it right.


My grandfather would not recognize my job as work, but he would be thrilled that I am free to ride a cool bicycle at 9am on a weekday.

Calm Is A Skill

Calmness is not easy. It takes practice. Luckily, you can practice on a bike.

Winning The Lottery

The only person who wins the lottery is the dude who sells the tickets.

What’s Water?

David Foster Wallace shared this story at a commencement speech back in 2005: There are two young fish swimming along who happen to meet an older fish. The older fish nods at them and says: ‘Morning boys, how’s the water?’