Matt Crossman

Matt Crossman
Matt Crossman is a writer based in St. Louis. He writes about sports, travel, adventure and professional development. Email him at

how to stay sane during quarantine

A Crazy Way to Stay Sane During the Quarantine

By Matt Crossman | March 30, 2020

As life has become isolated, it’s important to ask yourself: What can I do that is good for me physically, emotionally and spiritually? Our writer is bringing you along on his own quest to avoid going stir crazy during quarantine, and to encourage you to challenge yourself to do the same.

11 Tips for Working From Home With Kids

11 Survival Tips for Working From Home With Kids

By Matt Crossman | March 18, 2020

If your office is closed and so is your kids’ school because of coronavirus, you will be in a work environment you have never experienced. You will try to work from home with the kids there. Welcome to my world.

Escaping the Isolation of Solopreneurship

By Matt Crossman | February 17, 2020

Our writer shares how he escaped the isolation of the freelance lifestyle to become more connected.

Rob Killian

Soldier and Endurance Athlete Rob Killian Will Not Be Denied

By Matt Crossman | October 21, 2019

The athletes who have competed with and against Rob Killian call him a “beast,” and a “gazelle” and “superhuman.” But the trait underneath it all—the trait that makes it possible for him to train enough to attain such speed, strength, endurance and athleticism—is his determination.

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The Quest for My Best Sales Month Ever

By Matt Crossman | August 19, 2019

I have always viewed trying to sell as an unhappy consequence of being in the YouEconomy. Now I see it as a skill to be mastered.

The Power of Almost

The Power of Almost

By Matt Crossman | July 15, 2019

We know the difference between success and failure. Our writer finds that the greatest lessons lie somewhere in the middle.

How to Be a Successful Solopreneur: 4 Lessons From Renaissance Festivals

How to Be a Successful Solopreneur: 4 Lessons From Renaissance Festivals

By Matt Crossman | April 17, 2019

Around the country, men and women alike are modeling the high-flying (and occasionally death-defying) realities of modern entrepreneurship in centuries-old fashion.


5 Lessons Death-Defying Adventure Taught Me About Facing My Fears as a Solopreneur

By Matt Crossman | October 1, 2018

Seeking death-defying adventure built courage for this solopreneur.

What Happened When I Woke Up at 4:30 for 30 Days

What Happened When I Woke Up at 4:30 for 30 Days

By Matt Crossman | May 16, 2017

Seeking time and discipline, our writer spends a month being an early bird. Will he conquer his goals or crash?

The Baddest Bull Rider Has a Secret to Success: Always Pick the Baddest Bull

By Matt Crossman | March 9, 2017

J.B. Mauney has been hurt more times than he can count, but that doesn’t stop him from strapping in for another wild ride.