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Stay On The Bike - The One Rule

Random Thoughts of Nothingness - Published by matthew

"There is only one rule. You can't give up." This is the advice I give someone when diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. It's probably the only rule that matters for everyone even Lance Armstrong. I recently heard Jesse Itzler retell a story Lance Armstrong shared with him. Regardless of how one feels about Armstrong, the story puts ...more

Leadville Trail 100 Run 2018 - Post Race Report

Random Thoughts of Nothingness - Published by matthew

I started drafting this blog post on the Monday following the Leadville Trail 100 Race. I felt I owed it to myself and everyone who supported me. Thankfully, I did not finish the draft or publish it. It has taken until now (more than 2 weeks later) to come to the point of digesting all ...more

(Instant) Email Replies Are Destroying Relationships

Random Thoughts of Nothingness - Published by matthew

A few weeks ago, I blogged about why I think people should spend less time on email.  I discussed some reasons why one could be spending too much time on email. I confessed my challenges with this at one point in my history. For me, it was about accomplishing something to demonstrate value and self-worth ...more

Get Off Your Fucking Email

Random Thoughts of Nothingness - Published by matthew

I recently wrote about how I was a panelist for EO Accelerator. In that post, I discussed how there are times to share experience, and there are times to give advice. I finished the blog post with the advice I gave the audience that day - Get off your fucking email. I want to take ...more

The Tale of Two Journals, One Marriage, and Four Lessons

Random Thoughts of Nothingness - Published by matthew

A few years back, I attempted to write one thing per day that I appreciated and loved about my wife, Courtney. This would remain a surprise until Christmas morning. Then, on that glorious day, I would see her opening it. I would explain what the journal was. She would smile and maybe even shed a ...more