coffee noir: chap's daily blog

late night work

Chapman GrubbOctober 26, 2020

It can be hard when you book meetings all day to stay fresh. To keep your mind sharp to close out strong. Bezos has the luxury of starting his day at 10:00 am. First time founders, however, are not so fortunate.  We have to push through and work when the...

relaxing and recovering

Chapman GrubbOctober 03, 2020

Sometimes you need to reflect. To reflect and recover. To gameplan the next steps. It’s not good to always just push forwards. Sometimes, regrouping is the best strategy.

pitching perfectly

Chapman GrubbOctober 02, 2020

COVID has forced all my pitching to be virtual. I’d love to pitch live. My energy is one of my greatest assets. It’s hard to get that to show in a super short virtual setting. I am ready to take on what’s next. More competitions, more investors. More work. 


Chapman GrubbOctober 01, 2020

Wow. This year moved very quickly. We are already in the final quarter of the year. Rerouted has accomplished a tremendous amount so far. Planning is a big task. Bezos claims he lives three years in the future. I look forward to being able to get out of the present....

holy crap

Chapman GrubbSeptember 30, 2020

Norms and expectations are being broken daily. Yes, I watched the Presidential Debate last night. It really was what I expected - however, it served as a stark reminder that what we can do is show up, every day and contribute generously.  That means voting. That means making an impact....