Adventures of A Midwest Boy

From Kansas City to Milan to New York City: A collection of adventures and lessons learned traveling and experiencing this world. From my experiences with Grad School, Coaching, and working for a Start Up and more. #Travel #AmericanAbroad #ContentMarketing

Lessons Working in a Startup Part 1

For my project work to complete my Master's,  I was fortunate enough to serendipitously fall into a role at an Italian Based, Global, eCommerce start up with clients around the world. First off, how did this all happen? Well since I... Continue Reading →


Coaching… Again- Seamen Milano U19

What is it about the game of football that time and time again drags me in? Every year for the last few years, I have always said, this is it, my last ride. I have been around football, either playing... Continue Reading →

The Vintage Bike Mis-Adventure

Today we decided to get Christine a cool vintage city bike so she can ride to work everyday. She is working in Brera, a nice district in Milan which only take about 20 minutes by foot to get there. Of... Continue Reading →

Why I Decided to Get My Masters: 8 Months Later

My journey back to school and across the world to Milan has flown by! 8 months ago I hopped on a plane with my girlfriend, next stop, Milan. When we met we both talked about getting a Master’s or MBA.... Continue Reading →

Living and Studying Abroad: Challenges

Studying abroad whether you are in undergrad, or for a Master’s program provides a unique and unforgettable experience! That experience will come with memories, friendships, and moments captured that you will never forget. But what about the challenges? Studying and... Continue Reading →

Football (American) in Italy

Football (American) in Italy: When you hear the word football or futbol in Italy, everyone starts discussing the Champions League, or Juventus, Inter, or Milan. To me growing up in the United States, it meant Football, the hard hitting, action... Continue Reading →

5 Lessons Learned from Studying Abroad

Over the last year I have had the unique opportunity to not only attend MIP Graduate School of Business in Milan, but also was able to study for 2 weeks in beautiful Barcelona, Spain. The last year has been a... Continue Reading →

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Challenges: Immersing in Culture

Lesson of the Week: “As you enter the business field (first time/going back into) what value do you bring in regards to industry trends?” This was a quote directly from one of the Executives from the Board of Directors for IBM... Continue Reading →

Grad School Adventures- Week 1- “A Blur”

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