• Lifestyle
  • Adventure

    Mount Everest, view from Tibet

    I keep the video below in an Evernote folder titled Don’t Forget. A calendar reminder then jarringly alerts me every month to review my Don’t Forget folder on a monthly basis. This interview of Reinhold Messner, arguably one of the most famous mountain climbers and adventurers of today’s generations. Every time I feel myself getting bogged down with work, […]

  • Leadership
  • A ride on the magic school bus

    Yellow school bus on a country road, with snow-covered mountains in the background.

    My daughter has recently gotten into watching The Magic School Bus TV show on Netflix. Aside from all the other educational content and whacky antics that happens, the underlying theme of show really speaks to me (and my daughter I hope), and is summarized in a line the characters repeat frequently: Take chances, make mistakes! […]

  • Leadership
  • Am I doing the right thing?

    wooden signpost near a path and sunrays

    The status quo is often grasped with such white knuckles that convincing the elephant of inertia to move can be a daunting task, especially when some of the ideas you are presenting go against deeply entrenched ideals and beliefs. It can thus be difficult sometimes to stay true to your course, and you will find yourself full […]