RUSH: When a movie inspires you to revaluate your life …

To this date, 31.12.13, I have lived my life with too many regrets. It saddens me to admit it. I wish I was more courageous, I wish I was more of a risk taker, I wish I had the balls to just do whatever I wanted. I just finished watching the movie Rush on the plane while flying over Alice Springs, Australia at 924km/h at local time 20:43 on 31.12.13. For those that don’t... Read More

Personality test: Lion – Beaver – Otter – Golden Retriever

I was sitting at a post-event dinner. It’s early days in the programme, the group is still forming and despite the small group of 12, not everyone knows each other yet. I end up sitting next to Mr D. He’s older, smart, grounded – a nice family man with a strong entrepreneurial and business streak. Nothing unusual really. Until he brings up the a personality test.... Read More

When was the last time you hula hooped?

I said to someone on the weekend “I feel younger now than what I did when I was 18”. Age has a weird effect on people. And people react strangely when they hear an age that’s unexpected. I caught up with quite a few people last week and when they asked me what I was doing on the weekended, I said “I’m helping my friend set up her 60th Birthday party”.... Read More

the power of seven

Yesterday was Chinese New Year and it’s a Vietnamese tradition to treat the lunar new year as a birthday. What that means is, on the first day of the new lunar year, you are automatically one year older. So for example, I was born in November so technically I am 34 years and 3 months old but if someone asked my mum how I old I am, she would say I’m 35 (yes this tradition... Read More