10 Things I learned while on Sabbatical

Categories: All things Cultured, Exploring the World, Humour, Nerd Corner: Tech, Mobile, and Product Development, Productivity

Well we’ve been back from our 8-month long sabbatical for a bit more than a month now and a considerable amount of time after returning has been spent reminiscing. A number of people have asked about lessons we learned, what we would do again, or what we would do differently. After reflecting for some time, I … Read More

LIME Framework: Give Your Mental Health a Tight Squeeze

Categories: Miscellaneous

(Learn-Indulge-Mental clarity-Execute) Over time I have come up with my own (non scientific) formula which I’ve termed: LIME. These are not distinct habits and in practice overlap and intertwine with each other. Habit 1: Learn everything. I needed to learn to recognize feelings, and I didn’t know how to do this initially. This isn’t just … Read More

Book Review: Intimations – 5*

Categories: All things Cultured, Books, Random Thoughts, UK, Writing

Intimations by Zadie Smith My rating: 5 of 5 stars Without a doubt, the best book I have read this year. There are already a great number of reviews about this collection of short stories out there, so I wont’ talk too much about the stories themselves, but rather will just advocate to read it. … Read More

Book Review: Go to School, You’re a Little Black Boy – 4*

Categories: All things Cultured, Books, Leadership
Lincoln Alexander book cover

Go to School, You’re a Little Black Boy: The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir by Lincoln Alexander My rating: 4 of 5 stars I struggled a bit with rating this. It is unfortunate that more support was not put behind this book. He is such a great and accomplished man, but the book feels … Read More

Goodnight Facebook, Goodnight Twitter, Goodnight noises…

Categories: Building the Six Pack (or 24), Health, Humour, Meditation, Miscellaneous, Nerd Corner: Tech, Mobile, and Product Development, Random Thoughts

Goodnight Twitter, Goodnight Facebook, Goodnight noises everywhere… It’s time to say goodnight to Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and all the other different social media dopamine sites out there. Not because I don’t like them necessarily, but more just because it is time to stop the noises everywhere and lean more towards growth and learning which those … Read More

Of Mice and Men – 2*

Categories: All things Cultured, Books

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck My rating: 2 of 5 stars A classic so worthwhile to listen to or read because of that I suppose. My hypothesis is that this book is only popular because it allows so many to say the n-word under the guise of ‘it is art’ and it allows … Read More