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Digestable #20: GoFundMe for Andrew & Nate, the Perfect Father’s Day Gift, Wikipedia is Badly Biased, Joseph Pilates, Change Your Tribe

Hi friends, Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was emailed to subscribers on June 7th, 2021. Here’s what you need to know: GoFundMe – Andrew & Nate Memorial: Andrew Abel and Nathanial Johnson died in a climbing accident on Mount Andromeda onContinue reading “Digestable #20: GoFundMe for Andrew & Nate, the Perfect Father’s Day Gift, Wikipedia is Badly Biased, Joseph Pilates, Change Your Tribe”

Digestable #19: Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know, Cognitive Reappraisal, Vaccine Efficacy, Selfie Time

Hey all, Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was emailed to subscribers on May 30th, 2021. Check it out! Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know: Afew claims that stuck out to me from the book, “Ten Global Trends EveryContinue reading “Digestable #19: Global Trends Every Smart Person Should Know, Cognitive Reappraisal, Vaccine Efficacy, Selfie Time”

Digestable #18: Keto on the Trail, 3 Recommended Newsletters, Flight of the Conchords, Finite and Infinite Games

Hi everyone, Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was emailed to subscribers on May 24th, 2021. Here’s what I’ve got for you this week: Keto on the Trail: This list of food and recipe ideas for hiking, backpacking, or camping isContinue reading “Digestable #18: Keto on the Trail, 3 Recommended Newsletters, Flight of the Conchords, Finite and Infinite Games”

Digestable #17: How-to: Check-in with Staff or Family – Take Digital Notes – Take Podcast Notes, Unintended Vaccine Effects, Getting to Know a Good Idea

Hi folks, thanks for joining me. Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This email was sent to subscribers on May 17th, 2021. This week’s goodies: How and Why to Conduct a One-on-One Check-in Conversation with Staff or Family Members: A one-on-one conversationContinue reading “Digestable #17: How-to: Check-in with Staff or Family – Take Digital Notes – Take Podcast Notes, Unintended Vaccine Effects, Getting to Know a Good Idea”

Digestable #16: Fact-ist Politics, Why You’re Christian, Letter to Premier Kenney, 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur

Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This email was sent to subscribers on May 9th, 2021. Here we go! The Danger of Fact-ist Politics: This essay by Taylor Dotson claims that both sides of the raging political war share the same root issue:Continue reading “Digestable #16: Fact-ist Politics, Why You’re Christian, Letter to Premier Kenney, 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur”

How and Why to Conduct a One-on-One Check-in Conversation with Staff or Family Members

A one-on-one conversation might be the most powerful tool you have to alter the trajectory of a person’s life or their relationship with you. Here’s how and why to do it. Below I’ve collected notes from: Ashley Goodall & Marcus Buckingham in NINE LIES ABOUT WORK: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World AndyContinue reading “How and Why to Conduct a One-on-One Check-in Conversation with Staff or Family Members”

Letter to Premier Kenney: Restrictions on Outdoor Fitness announced May 4th, 2021

Delivered via email on May 5th, 2021 Dear Mr. Jordan Walker, MLA, and Premier Jason Kenney, On Friday, March 5th, 2021, my 18-year old son was completing an inspection of one of our low-income rental suites. Upon entering, he discovered our tenant deceased on the couch, pills and empty beer bottles scattered on the floor. Evidently,Continue reading “Letter to Premier Kenney: Restrictions on Outdoor Fitness announced May 4th, 2021”

Book Notes: Anything You Want – 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur by Derek Sivers

5 stars, and a “Must Read” recommendation if you are in business or thinking about being in business. A super-fun and refreshing quick read that will take you 1-2 hours to breeze through, but you’ll want to linger in some sections to take some notes. It is a collection of stories from Derek Sivers’ experiencesContinue reading “Book Notes: Anything You Want – 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur by Derek Sivers”

Digestable #15: How to Keep Your Edge as You Get Older, 5 Tips from the Father of Kettlebell, A Farewell to Arms, Depression and Faith

Comrades! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This email was sent to subscribers on May 2nd, 2021. Let’s dig in: How to Keep Your Edge as You Get Older: Vic Verdier is a “physical polymath” with a list of credentials a mile long.Continue reading “Digestable #15: How to Keep Your Edge as You Get Older, 5 Tips from the Father of Kettlebell, A Farewell to Arms, Depression and Faith”

5 Metabolic Conditioning Tips from the “Father of the Kettlebell” Pavel Tsatsouline

Comrade! Follow this advice and be as strong, flexible, and fit as the Soviet special forces. Pavel Tsatsouline is Chairman of StrongFirst and widely credited with popularizing kettlebell training in the West. I had the opportunity to pose a question to Pavel on the Tim Ferriss podcast, so I asked for his advice on conditioning.Continue reading “5 Metabolic Conditioning Tips from the “Father of the Kettlebell” Pavel Tsatsouline”

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