Mal: “We’re not gonna die. We can’t die, Bendis. You know why? Because we are so…very…pretty We are just too pretty for God to let us die.” Creemore Vertical is going to be my first race of the summer. And zero preparation! 25 km at the pace of a snail is going to be … Continue reading Creemore Vertical
“E-mail overload is something we are inadvertently doing to each other. You can’t solve this problem acting alone. You will end up simply ignoring, delaying, or rushing responses to many incoming messages, and risk annoying people or missing something great. That prospect is stressful.” “But if we can mutually change the ground rules, maybe we … Continue reading inbox hell…
HTFU! Words to live by. Not running is killing me! Beth’s got it right. I call that punching above your weight class! I am always the last to cross the finish line in my long distance races. Continue reading HTFU!
It is on! I can’t believe I signed up for the race. Only 25 km this time around and I hope I finish it since my training has been abysmal this past months. The last Creemore Vertical was painful! I am looking forward to soaking in the river at the finish line. Continue reading Creemove Vertical 2011
There has never been a better time to start something or a better time to get involved in a startup and work on something that will change the world. There also has never been a better time to try and shine a spotlight on our great technology and startup community. Everything is connected. Everybody is … Continue reading Annoucing We Are TO Tech
But you wouldn’t know it by the looks of things in the technology, software and startup scene. Last night as I was catching up on some reading, got a tweet from David Crow about a new accelerator in Montreal Founder Fuel: I thought that’s bloody awesome. I wish there were so many accelerators a decade … Continue reading Women can do anything!
I am a big fan of winter and snow and the cold does not scare me. My holidays include heading to YellowKnife in the middle of winter and enjoying the frigid temperatures – except that with all this global warming finding cold places to visit is getting difficult. But what I don’t enjoy about the … Continue reading My daily commute or how I plan to average 70 kilometers a week.
“we’re going in there and beat the shit out of each other and we’re going to make it real” Well. That shouldn’t take long, should it? How “The Fighter” shot 35 days worth of fight scenes in only 3 days. Continue reading Making it real
America’s most influential Founding Father kept a tough daily schedule. Startup material! A daily reminder for achieving greatness. (via Nick Bilton) Continue reading Benjamin Franklin’s Daily Schedule
“Luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence of vulgarity.” Translation: An elegant product doesn’t necessarily need a lot of features (ornateness), but the features it does have need to work fluidly and be well thought through (absence of vulgarity). There can’t be gaffs. If Chanel were a product designer – Hugo … Continue reading On feature quality vs. quantity