Experiences

Giving back

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What is giving back? Before the Internet it was volunteering your time, donating money, helping your friend, assisting a colleague or being the good samaritan. Today, with Social...

Always experiment

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A common saying is that the world is always changing. We must change to keep up and be successful in our life’s endeavours. I believe to be successful one must experiment....

2016

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The plan was to post this entry before 2016. I feel it is suitable to look back at 2015 on the first day of the next year to see what has been accomplished and to put down on...

Don’t sweat the small stuff

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“Don’t sweat the small stuff” is a term I’m sure you have read or heard many times in your life; I know I have! If you haven’t heard it...

The Godfather and One-On-Ones

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While flying to Australia I was able to re-watch part of The Godfather Part I. The movie opens with a long scene where a man is explaining a situation in which his...

Sabbatical!

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On Friday I served my last day as an employee with IBM. I had been with IBM for just shy of three years and have decided to go on a sabbatical. I came to this decision due to a...

Cooperation versus compliance

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The apartment complex in Marina Del Rey, where I used to live, has an administrative team that manages all aspects of the property.  There was a reception area where you...

Learning something new …

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This morning I was up very early to play tennis with my wife before work. It is probably the fourth of fifth time we have played this year. Simply put, we are terrible! It’s...

When things go wrong

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“When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile,...

Surprise!

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Surprising family and friends over the past few years has become one of my favourite things to do. The latest of which was surprising my best friend in London earlier this week to...