My Travel Resource Check List

I just skimmed through my past Travel posts and realized that I have entries dating back to 2012. Ah travel... those were the days. Well, I'm no stranger when it comes to travelling - work, leisure, as a student, solo, with family, with a friend, with the chills, feeling like I was on a roller …

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March 2018: Faith Tech @ Top Hat [Panel Discussion]

This evening, I attended my first Faith Tech event in Toronto. It was held at the Top Hat offices with a full house in attendance. Below are my notes from the event for those who may have missed it or would like to recap and spark their memory from the stories and reflection shared by …

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[Podcast Notes] HBR 619: Harvard’s President on Leading During a Time of Change

One of my favorite podcast series is HBR's Ideacast. It's an opportunity to learn a snippet of perspective into a different world (more often than not, a world we are part of!) Starting this year, 2018, in addition to Conference Notes and TED Talk Notes, I'll also be posting notes from cool podcasts I listen …

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[Conference Notes] Junior Achievement – Crypto Summit: Panel Questions

How did you get into this space? started in Retail e-commerce at Indigo. Helped launch eBay. From retail to marketplace. Went into PayPal. Saw friction in , then in currencies. First bitcoin in 2011. Then started BitGold. Fiat currencies. Now solving: How to move that technology into commodity money? Identity in government, banks, telecommunications. Real …

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[Conference Notes] Crypto Summit: Som Seif Keynote Talk on BlockChain (From the Perspective on How to Run a Business)

Hi there! These are my notes taken verbatim and mostly on the fly. They are meant to spark my memory of the 2-hour event and the ideas I learned. Hope it'll give you a little bit of perspective too! Discussion Panel notes are available as well. Enjoy! Som Seif (Wealth Simple Co-founder, now Purpose Investments) …

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[TED Talk Notes] Reshma Saujani: Teach Girls Bravery Not Perfection

https://embed.ted.com/talks/reshma_saujani_teach_girls_bravery_not_perfection Opening Ran for congress. Failed @ 33 years. First time in life she was truly brave and didn't have to be perfect. Intro Girls gravitate to jobs they know they can do well in. Boys taught to be brave and are rewarded for it. We're raising our girls to be perfect and our boys …

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The Best Week Ever! (Happy Chinese New Year 2018)

Wine glass in hand. Music blasting. Candles are lit (both real ones and fake LED ones). "Rich People Problems" by Kevin Kwan is sitting on my desk... and it's the New Year (year of the Dog. Both my Dutch bro and papa are born in the year of the dog)! Not just that -- it's …

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