Dessert Before Dinner

I am feeling weepy, as I sit in the Munich airport on a layover that eventually gets me back to Asia (with a couple of days in Hong Kong) before heading home to Singapore.  Maybe it’s the pint of Erdinger that I am drinking…or more so, perhaps the plethora of emotions and memories that I’ve experienced over …

Channeling My Inner Hippie

Do you ever get that nagging voice somewhere from deep within that says, “there is more that you are meant to do in this world?”  The older I get, the louder these voices seem to be.  I call it my “inner hippie” speaking.  Sometimes I listen, sometimes life seems to get in the way.  But …

The Empathetic Ice Queen?

In my career over the last 20 years, I have been described as both an “Ice Queen” and a “Highly Empathetic Leader.”   How is it possible that one person can be viewed at such opposite ends of the empathy pole?  To be fair, the ice queen comment came from my much earlier days as …

But It’s All A Priority!

Freshly back in Singapore and over jet lag after My Summer Tour of Ignorance in the US, I am re-energized and excited about the many opportunities that lie ahead…and there are many!  I’m talking about important and valuable endeavors that are close to my heart and soul, and that I want deeply to give my full attention …

Broad Strokes

Although I currently reside and work in Singapore, I’ve been fortunate to have lived in many different cities across the U.S. including Pittsburgh where I grew up, Gainesville, Florida where I went to college, New Orleans, Houston and San Francisco.  I’ve also done a couple of 8-week summer work stints in both Amsterdam and Shanghai. …