On my experiences and progress in life, sports and building a business.

  • What do you want to work on? – Part 1: Self-Reflection

    What do you want to work on? – Part 1: Self-Reflection

    Ever wondered what do you want to work in your life? In this article I want to describe aspects that might be helpful. It all starts with the self-reflection of your: Take out pen and paper and follow the framework to rewrite your career path 1. Skills Create a detailed list of your skills and…


  • Frankfurt Marathon 2023

    Frankfurt Marathon 2023

    It was brutal. Mentally challenging. Windy and rainy. My expectations were high. The goal was to run under 2:50h. That, at least I thought, would have been possible with my preparation. Far from it, as it turned out…. The conditions The temperatures were almost optimal with 13-15°. It could probably even have been a little…


  • How I ran a Sub 3h Marathon

    How I ran a Sub 3h Marathon

    In 2018 I ran my first marathon in 4:00:04 (5:40min/km Pace). In September 2022 I ran my second marathon in 2:58:20 (4:13min/km pace). More than 1 hour faster. In this article I describe how I got there. My background My journey in endurance sports started in 2017. After playing soccer for 15 years before, I…


  • My journey of making money online (so far)

    My journey of making money online (so far)

    It must have been around the time i was 13 or 14 years old. The beginning was a stupid online browsergame… I came across a quite famous game at that time called „Pennergame,“ which had quite an unappealing name that roughly translates to „Homeless Game.“ Looking back, such a disrespectful name and such a disrespectful…


  • Made of sports

    Made of sports

    My journey into sports began as a 6 or 7-year-old child when I was taken to soccer practice by a friend from kindergarten. From that moment on, I played soccer for 21 years, usually three times a week. I remember being reasonably good as a child, with my strength being my endurance and speed. As…


About Me ✌️

Hey, I’m Jan Drees. I’m a mechanical engineer currently working as a product manager. In my free time I’m a sports enthusiast. I run. I lift. I ride my bike. On this website I share the things I’ve learned and I’m interested in. Currently searching ways to do great work. 🙂