Two Fabulous Weeks Out of My Routine

Every morning at exactly 6:30 AM in my Singapore neighborhood, a symphony of urban jungle birds makes sure that everyone knows it is time to be awake.  We are situated only 142 kilometers or 88 miles from the equator, so the sun rises and sets at pretty much the same time all year long.  Our …

Inspiration at a Cambodian Fish Stall

Inspiration comes in many forms.  This time it just happened to be from a stylish grandmother selling fish in the middle of a market near Pursat, Cambodia three weeks ago.  Not only did it inspire this post, but also stoked the flames of the work I am doing with ShiftRunner, a company I invested in …

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 …

Exploring The Dark Side

About a month ago, I was at a Sunday brunch with a small group of very interesting and dynamic people here in Singapore.  It was a group that I did not know well…in fact, I was meeting some of the people for the first time.  Others I had met only once or twice.  After the …

Who’s Driving This Cart?

It’s an interesting dilemma and, to some degree, a fascinating study on parenting styles and micro-management.  Twelve 18 year old boys want to rent a house in San Diego for a week in June as part of their high school graduation celebration.  They’ve done the research, found a house and are planning the road trip …