Alexis Rondeau

Code, Copy, Cybernetics.

The Explanation Game

The Explanation Game lets you to share your enthusiasm, improve your communication skills and teach your listener something exciting and new.

Thank you.

Every morning, my dear friend JD Stettin reflects on the people he is grateful for in his life. With this short post I would like to share who I am grateful to have in my life. I…

Use the Force, Luke!

3 Effective Breathing Techniques For Decision-Makers To Rapidly Strengthen Thinking and Problem-Solving Abilities

Doing the Right Things Right

The odds are 3 to 1 against you, so how will you make sure you win?

I would like to share a simple map on how Understanding (What to do to…

How I Read More, Faster And Better

And how you can, too.

Okay, so I have to get this out because my Facebook feed has been filling up with excitement around a speed…

How I Manage My Time With TimeStacks

Do you ever feel like you’re wasting hours of your life?

Well, that was me.

I was the world’s worst time manager.

It hit me exactly one year ago, after I had finished a consulting project. I took a step back and looked at my work.

Wings of Desire

I was 20 years old, the year was 1999 and I had just moved to New York City.

It was 3pm when I leaned back in my seat, turning my head to the right towards…

How To Fall In Love With Yourself

Let’s grab the bull by the horns and do an experiment.

Tuesday, 9:10 a.m.

Gablonzer Strasse 23

I remember the dollops of smoking tobacco placed on the stumps of the trees that until this morning had surrounded the house I grew up in. The cherry, walnut, chestnut and hazelnut.

My father told me it was an old native american custom. “When you cut a tree,” he said “you must help its soul find peace through the smoke.”

How To Breathe Long and Deep Using a Secret Yogic Trick

It’s simple.

Everything you’re doing is based one single thing: Breathing.

You can live weeks without food (although of course, who would want that?!). You can stay alive for days without water. But you can only spare your breath for seconds. Maybe a minute or two if you’re good.

2 years at General Assembly

A quick recollection of my time working out of General Assembly.

Last Friday was the bitter-sweet going-away parting party for the co-working community at General Assembly in New York. We danced. We drank. We hugged. We said good-bye to a place that we called our home for years.

What I’ve learned shooting my first video at home

The good news: It works!

While over at my friend Chris’s for Thanksgiving this year, I decided to finally put together a few videos. To be precise, videos of me teaching essential, simple breathing and meditation techniques that I’ve learned and mastered in the past years.