Recently I had breakfast with two of my closest friends and we talked about money. All three of us have been on interesting and challenging creative adventures over the past 10 years and have felt the struggle financially. This past year I made a commitment to myself to be more vulnerable and authentic. You may… Read More


It’s a typical soccer Saturday morning. Time to get to the game. The uniform is on. The water jug is filled. And your child is seat-belted in the backseat for the 30 minute ride to the field. Mom. Dad. You have your first major test of the morning. With the time you have on the… Read More


Episode 87 of The Weekly Yes, And Podcast is a special conversation with 17 year-old Jaz Martus from Flint, Michigan. Jaz is an exceptional young man. While most high school seniors spend their time worrying about college and prom dates (not that Jaz doesn’t), he has taken on projects that get him outside of his comfort zone in… Read More


In Episode 86 of The Weekly Yes, And Podcast – Travis interviews Erin Diehl, the CEO and Founder of Improve It. Erin has been a life-long performer who found improvisation and has turned it into a successful business of inspiring leaders and cultures – as well as giving philanthropically to the community. It is rare that Travis gets to… Read More


A few weeks ago I got the opportunity to work again with the Chicago Cubs Instructional League players and coaches. While working with the players I had a young man volunteer to help me with an activity. He was the only player out of around 40 athletes courageous enough to embrace the unknown. It wasn’t… Read More