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I write every month — mostly directly and exclusively by email, though. I keep below the older updates, plus other writing. Enjoy!

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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), […]

Book Notes – Dynasty by Tom Holland

Dynasty is my fourth Tom Holland book, so can get the point that I like this writing. His Rubicon is my favorite contemporary book about Ancient Rome, and Dynasty is sort-of the sequel – the chronicle of Rome of Augustus, Tiberius and the rest of the Julio-Claudians. I liked it, and here are some of my […]

Book Notes – The Little Book of Talent

The Little Book of Talent is a short, straight-forward book with very good advice on skill building. Recommended. Here are some of my highlights: – Before practicing, use a few minutes to look into role models for inspiration – Practice in “spartan” (or barebones) type of places – it helps you focus – Hard skills: […]

My Lunch for 2016

In 2016, no corporate canteen for me. At least in January and February. I’m working on my personal projects for a couple months, so I’ve to either buy lunch or prepare it myself. For now, I decided for the latter. In doing so, I put on two criteria for the ‘ideal lunch’: – It should […]