Most of us are feeling stressed out these days. In Canada, we’re in the middle of week 8 of working from home and physical distancing. Non-essential businesses – many of them service-based and small businesses – have shut entirely. Schools, playgrounds, and amenities such as libraries, art galleries and museums all remain closed. Supermarkets are […]
I was feeling frustrated, angry even. I launched into a tirade of complaints about how I had been wronged and how I needed to be given something to make me feel better. If you were on the receiving end of this, how would you feel? Would you feel like listening to me, thoughtfully hearing my […]
We’re nearing the end of week 6 of shelter-at-home and physical distancing orders in Canada in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. On March 26, the Province of Ontario announced that only essential businesses could remain open. Amongst essential businesses, beer and liquor stores could remain open. Even as of April 23, nearly a month […]
It’s been really hard to write. Everything routine has been disrupted by COVID19 and things have become more uncertain, ranging from the macro in terms of global economic and social systems to the micro like what is my 5-year-old going to ask me to draw today (first it was “water babies”, then fairies briefly, now […]
Sandi Lin, CEO of Skilljar, wrote a post on LinkedIn that caught my attention. She wrote about job-searching during two recessions (2002 and 2008). In her post, she noted the lack of supply of jobs and the rise in demand by job-seekers. “In a downturn, not only are there 10x fewer jobs available, there are […]
This International Women’s Day 2020, I’d like to celebrate 20 women – some of whom are close friends and some of whom I admire from afar. These women have supported me through a particularly challenging time in my life and career or they inspired me through their words and their leadership. Take a fleeting moment […]
Today is my birthday and today I’m relaunching my personal website and blog. I can think of at least two occasions when I’ve written with conviction – once was starting in 2012, when I took the first steps towards writing my first book, Integrated Investing. The second time was at the start of 2016. I […]
I am going to start (or re-start) my personal blog. More to come.