How to Make 2017 the Best Year of Your Life - A Guide

​Originally published for my exclusive Monthly Email List. December! It’s that time of the year – the month with the three unmovable fixtures: Christmas, New Years Eve, and the Annual Review. Regular readers of this humble email series will know that I have – with no exception – taken a few weeks off in December to […]

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How to Survive Nordic Darkness, Countries #102-105 and Japanese Update

​Originally published for my exclusive Monthly Email List. Hello, Greetings from Esbjerg – the exciting (not really) industrial town in Denmark’s west coast. I’ve a few things to share today: Thoughts and actions on dealing with Nordic winter “low energy” / “bad mood” Update on Country #102, #103, #104, and #105 (to start) Status on my […]

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Learning All 2200 Japanese Kanji (Symbols) in 5 Months + Common Sense vs. “Secrets”

​Originally published for my exclusive Monthly Email List. Hi, Greetings from the Anatolian Coast – I’m in Kusadasi, Turkey. I’m in for a friend’s wedding, plus using the opportunity to get some real summer and visit some Greco-Roman ruins. Good times! I’ve been very busy with “day job” in August, so didn’t travel, nor could experiment that much. Still, […]

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How to Survive a Drunk Russian Attack + 2 Keys to Set Long Term Objectives

​Originally published for my exclusive Monthly Email List. Hello, Greetings from the Gobi Desert, Mongolia! I’m about to begin the last leg of the Siberian/Mongolian ride from Moscow to Beijing – a perfect time to share some thoughts. This month, I want to touch on: – The Transsiberian Railway – Thoughts and a Few Photos – […]

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2 Key Lessons & Mindsets to Achieve Big Goals & My Top 10 Places to Travel

​Originally published for my exclusive Monthly Email List. (Where’s this picture taken? Write me an email with your guess (country, place) and if you’re right I’ll send you a postcard! Lots of people guessed last month!) Hello, I made it! I’m a #100-Country man – as crazy as it is, and I really appreciate that you and hundreds […]

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Postcards from Country #100 & Lessons From 20+ Job Interviews in 3 Months

​Originally published for my exclusive Monthly Email List. (Guess this photo is taken – Landmark, City, Country – and I’ll send you a postcard next week **) Hello, Much happened in April. I’ve a new job (more on that, below) and I’m right now on my way to India for my #100 Country. In this email, […]

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The #100 Country Is... + Business Class Upgrades and Morning Routines

​Originally published for my exclusive Monthly Email List. (Where’s this picture taken? Write me an email with your guess (country, place) and if you’re right I’ll send you a postcard from Copenhagen! ** Five people guessed last month!) I write this from beautiful Bagan in Myanmar – the city of 2.000+ temples. I’d a crazy busy March […]

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Country #100 Vote Results - Postcards, Travel Inspiration & Ancient Virtues

​Originally published for my exclusive Monthly Email List. (Do you know where this picture is taken? Write me an email with your guess (country, place) and if you’re right I’ll send you a postcard from Copenhagen!) It’s a cold February in Scandinavia – a good opportunity drink tea, sit down and get a lot of things done. […]

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Book Notes - How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big

I liked How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams, the creator of the comic strip Dilbert. I don’t normally like ‘success’ books, but in this one is pretty good and very practical. Here are some of my notes: On Comics Making comics […]

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The Year of Virtue, A New Course & The #100 Country Vote

​Originally published for my exclusive Monthly Email List. Hello! How did your 2016 start? I hope good! I’ve had one of the most intense, high-powered starts in a while. Let me share a couple of highlights: TRAVEL. I’ve made it to Country #97 (Yeah!). I took the first two weeks of January to travel and visited Abu Dhabi (for NYE), […]

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