Updated CV / Resume

I update my CV / Resume each year because it helps me reflect and plan out yearly goals. (Want more reasons? Read this.) Mind you, there are no plans to leave Guidewire Software – a great company, and fantastic culture. I encourage everyone to keep…

How I Work (WSJ)

The Wall Street Journal created these How I Work videos which I saw posted on the from Consultant’s Mind.

What does Cambridge, Shell and Harvest have in common?

Setting the scene… Starting off pulling content from a #1 rated podcast, will see what Cambridge and Royal Dutch Shell have in common, rewind back to Pentecost, and finally pull it all together as we discuss the Family. Freakonomics podcast – family discussion and background…

Happy Families have what type of financial habits?

Been researching how financial habits can improve. The Bible actually has a lot to say about finances which I’ve been cross-checking and then presented to Harvest Fellowship in Feb 2014. Audio and Video (slides + audio) are presented below. Happy Families have Biblical financial habits!…

It’s my birthday

Today, 34 years ago, at 16:17 I was born. My father’s recollection: “34yrs ago on a Sunday morning your Mother and I went to church to get the buses off and then to CC hospital. Our Lamaze teacher was on duty as the head nurse…

The Man in the Arena

Are you this man? It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena,…

Flat shopping

Was speaking with a person at church recently who is moving to Japan. Ningning and myself were sharing flat leasing experiences with him. Made me think back to the HGTV show House Hunters Intl and to this episode. (Watch on Hulu)

How low will he go? Obama gives Japan’s Emperor Akihito a wow bow

News article with photo… This story is creating “outrage” in Washington. Why? “It’s not appropriate for an American president to bow to a foreign one,” said conservative pundit William Kristol speaking on the Fox News Sunday program, adding that the gesture bespoke a United States…