“Nice Bike” to Connect

“Nice Bike…” is the metaphor I developed about how we interact with others by acknowledging, honoring and connecting.  I love hearing stories from audience members and clients as they share their “Nice Bike” experiences.  Here is a great one from [...]

Break the Glaze

Something has happened to us.  I witness it almost every day; people mindlessly glazing at each other as if we are interacting with a vending machine. Case in point, I walk into a fast food restaurant and watch the interaction [...]

Nice Bike Lessons from Shinjuku Station

Jeff Gunderson wrote a great story about on the effect Nice Bike had on his honeymoon in Japan! After my bride Susie and I read it, we absolutely loved it and knew we had to share. I remember Madeline, Jeff’s [...]

“He Cut Me Off”

After reading my book, Nice Bike: Making Meaningful Connections on the Road of Life, George Kremer sent me the following: Last summer, driving on University Avenue in St. Paul, a guy in a shiny big car pulled up quickly behind [...]

Jiffy Lube Guy

It’s become an ongoing pet peeve of mine.  Not a big deal, just annoying.  It happens every time I get my car’s oil changed at my local Jiffy Lube.  Since I use synthetic oil, my car can go 5,000 miles [...]