I’ve written this post to question whether I’m being overly sensitive or right in taking a hard stance in the face of adversity. Gender equality and diversity are currently the two biggest social challenges being tackled by industry. This is something I thoroughly support and believe is a long overdue correction which is necessary in all walks of life. Notably, my observations from scrolling through sources … Continue reading Which is More Important, Gender Equality or Diversity?
I recently finished watching the HBO show Westworld. I have to comment on what an emotional journey it was. With its many plot twists, this show was as captivating as it was great at projecting key messages. Also the fact this was accomplished as a Western – a genre I’m generally not a fan of, is quite remarkable. Warning: This post contains major spoilers from the show. … Continue reading Developing Cornerstones
Generally speaking I think it’s fair to say most things are affordable if they are purchased individually without comparison to any opportunity cost. By this I mean dropping $1,000 is relatively easy if there were no other obligations or desires (I think I may have said something similar previously in another post). This only becomes a challenge when forced to choose and compromise how to … Continue reading How to Find Value in an $800 Pair of Shoes
From looking through my facebook feed, it seems most people appear to have their life in order (or at least a plan – in some shape or form). If it’s not a recently purchased house, it’s an engagement/wedding. Else it’s a graduation or the latest in a line of enviable holidays. This suggests to me that many people are well and truly embarking on their … Continue reading Enablers
The clearest ideas often come from standing in the shower. Similar to how checking social media while sitting on the toilet seem to go hand in hand, breakthrough moments of clarity while taking a relaxing shower, appears to be a match made in heaven. These timely moments of clarity are also a great reminder progression and achievement all start with small potentially insignificant episodes which when … Continue reading Standing in the Shower
As it is a Sunday, I thought I’d take on a lighter tone from the more serious posts of the last few weeks. It seems that my most popular posts are essentially sarcastic rants about materialistic luxury items (see ‘Favourite Luxury Items‘ and ‘How to Dress Cool‘). This makes me wonder if the reason they are so popular is because it’s; A) Actually funny B) … Continue reading Niseko vs. Hakuba
I went to a mentoring seminar recently which was about how to find the right kind of mentor. I generally like to go to these kinda of events more for the networking opportunities than the actual content. However, I found this session particularly interesting because the presenter, Dan didn’t make the session about how to create a master and apprentice situation (despite the best efforts from the audience to … Continue reading Being Interesting