Digestable #42: Top Hat Traverse, Pickle Tickle, Low-Back Tweaks, Russia vs Ukraine, AI is Legal, Crypto is Moral, The Secret of Angels

Hey everyone! Here’s the latest Digestable, the short, weekly email where we ramble down Curiosity Street. This edition was emailed to subscribers on March 6, 2022. Ramble on! Top Hat Traverse: Last weekend just didn’t feel complete, did it? It’s because Digestable #42 didn’t arrive in your inbox! Thank you for your grace in giving meContinue reading “Digestable #42: Top Hat Traverse, Pickle Tickle, Low-Back Tweaks, Russia vs Ukraine, AI is Legal, Crypto is Moral, The Secret of Angels”

Digestable #36: Hipster Christmas Music, Panic Attack, Am I Ugly? Centralized China vs Decentralized World, Malachi

Yuletide Greetings! Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we follow our curiosity and share good Christmas music. Let’s get those sleigh bells jinglin’: Songs for Christmas – Sufjan Stevens: There are people who love Christmas music, and then there’s Sufjan Stevens, who has written over 100 Christmas songs. Spin magazine describes SufjanContinue reading “Digestable #36: Hipster Christmas Music, Panic Attack, Am I Ugly? Centralized China vs Decentralized World, Malachi”

Digestable #28: Savior of Mothers, Men without Chests, World of Podcasting, Icetrax Traction, Homeschool Gym

Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where we explore the curious and wrestle with great questions. This edition was emailed to subscribers on October 24, 2021. Here’s where my curiosity led me this week: “Savior of Mothers, Father of Infection Control”: 1 in 6 women died of “childbed fever” when they gaveContinue reading “Digestable #28: Savior of Mothers, Men without Chests, World of Podcasting, Icetrax Traction, Homeschool Gym”

Digestable #24: Calm Yourself, Sleep Supplements, Adventure Club Report, Canada’s Indiana Jones, Currents vs Wind

Hi all! I’m back with another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. My summer hiatus was filled with adventures we need to talk about, like a road trip in Quebec and Ontario, summiting Achilles Spire, a header on a bike jump that resulted inContinue reading “Digestable #24: Calm Yourself, Sleep Supplements, Adventure Club Report, Canada’s Indiana Jones, Currents vs Wind”

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”

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”

Digestable #7: Peskett Canyon, Jordan Peterson, Picniic App, Heinriche Heine

Welcome to another edition of Digestable, the short, weekly email where I share information, ideas, and what’s new with me. This edition was delivered to subscribers on March 7th, 2021. Let’s get after it! Peskett Canyon Ice Climbing: Last weekend while at Frontier Lodge for the most recent Adventure Club outing, we had the opportunity to explore theContinue reading “Digestable #7: Peskett Canyon, Jordan Peterson, Picniic App, Heinriche Heine”