Whenever one of my weekly emails doesn’t get delivered to its recipient, I get a message and its either a “soft” bounce or a “hard”MORE >

This is water

(From the The New Yorker) In 2005, David Foster Wallace addressed the graduating class at Kenyon College with a speech that is now one of his most read pieces.MORE >

Skin in the game

Always loved that quote. In my old financial world, it was used for fund managers who invested a significant portion of their own money inMORE >

(Thanks) Giving

(Thanks) Giving In the Pacific North West, in archaic societies, there had been a long tradition of first giving, receiving and reciprocating. In fact, someMORE >

Donkey wisdoms

Fable of Aesop A Man and his son were once going with their Donkey to market. As they were walking along by its side aMORE >

About “Overthinking”

About “Overthinking” When was the last time you went from thought to thought, and before you realised it a few hours past and you endedMORE >

Serenity Prayer

Serenity Prayer God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to knowMORE >

Iris Apfel (97 years)

Iris Apfel (97 years) “In my next life, Michael”, “I am too old for this” or “not at the age of x.” When my clientsMORE >