When a quote moves mountains (or inspires you to cross an ocean, moving away from the mountains*)

I am a big fan of inspirational quotes. Back in early 2012, as I was making preparations to move to Sydney yet harboring a few small doubts (variations of "Am I doing the right thing?" mostly), a friend sent me this one (which has been usually attributed to Goethe). It was one of the coolest, … Continue reading When a quote moves mountains (or inspires you to cross an ocean, moving away from the mountains*)

Thinking about technology start-ups, international business, and the “LATAM connection” 

Over the last few months, we have been reviewing a group of tech startups. It is a new field for me -although not new at all for an investment group we are working with-, so there's a lot for me to learn. So it is back to studying, many hours of reading coming my way. While in … Continue reading Thinking about technology start-ups, international business, and the “LATAM connection” 

“Choices” (did I hear anyone ask for some poetry?)

I believe in the power of choices. Who we are, and what we become, is a result of those choices, small and big. I believe in intuition. If you dare to look really hard into your own soul, you will find the answers you seek. I believe in dreams. If you are brave enough, your … Continue reading “Choices” (did I hear anyone ask for some poetry?)

Twilight sailing is over but winter series is almost here!

Sailing is such a fantastic sport. I am still deeply grateful for having found this hobby.; it brings me great joy. I got my first clue that it would be so about 11 years ago in Vancouver. My dad and I got inadvertently invited to sail with Bruce Winfield, currently CEO of Defiance Silver, out of the West Vancouver … Continue reading Twilight sailing is over but winter series is almost here!

Holiday thoughts and New Year’s resolutions

Hello again! Second post out today, and I'm quite happy to see lots of views and clicks from my last one. It is that wonderful time of the year again, when aside from spending time with family & friends -and eat and/or drink lots- we do a quick check to ponder whether we did well … Continue reading Holiday thoughts and New Year’s resolutions