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

Fall Down. Get Back Up. Together: The Importance of Community

By Matt Crossman | January 13, 2021

Whatever you’re dealing with as this new year starts, find that community to support you.

Why You Should Be Striving for Big Goals

By Matt Crossman | December 15, 2020

Sometimes swinging big matters more than hitting.

Tony Robbins’ 8-Point Guide to Reversing Your Fortunes in 2021

By Matt Crossman | December 13, 2020

Tony Robbins offers his best tips on how to navigate your life and career in 2021, the year of your comeback.

3 Tips for Solopreneurs to Stay Ahead in a Constantly Changing World

By Matt Crossman | November 16, 2020

Sodan Selva, the founder of Movement Makers, on music, black swans and advice for solopreneurs wrestling with their journeys

Why You Need to Pace Yourself

By Matt Crossman | October 17, 2020

The solopreneur life is a long ride, not a sprint, and you have to treat it that way.

The Truth About Grit

By Matt Crossman | October 3, 2020

Since the pandemic began, we’ve all been weathering the storm. And we’re going to have to keep enduring because we’re still in the middle of it. For that, we need grit.

The Power of Doubt

The Power of Doubt

By Matt Crossman | September 9, 2020

When you let doubt motivate you instead of cripple you, it drives you to do better and get better.

The Joy of Letting Go of Control

The Joy of Letting Go of Control

By Matt Crossman | August 14, 2020

Wrestling with your inner control freak? Our writer was too, until he went on a three-day canoe trip that challenged his perspective.

How the Pursuit of Lifelong Goals Can Change Your Life

By Matt Crossman | August 2, 2020

Our writer’s lifelong goal was trivial. The process of achieving it made him anything but.

lessons I learned from my dad about running a business

The Lessons I Learned From My Dad About Running a Business

By Matt Crossman | June 19, 2020

Nearly 30 years after I last worked for my dad’s siding business, I find myself repeatedly mimicking what he did, applying lessons I didn’t even know I had learned.