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Put up or shut up

Put up or shut up

It could be a motto heard anytime in the changing room with hopeful Olympians and Paralympians during the 4 years leading up to the Games. Witnessing the daily performances in Sochi right now is mesmerizing, and not only for Team Canada. I used to hear it,…

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Getting along

Getting along

So, some new year’s resolutions have come and gone, and my last two meetings got punctuated with honest thoughts and considerations about “others”. And when I say “others”, I mean “some people one could easily (and somewhat happily) live and work without”. Sounds negative? I…

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Educated millionaire

Educated millionaire

While many around are banging their head on the wall of resolutions to get healthier, smarter and somewhat leaner, returning from Indonesia has opened my eyes even wider on facts I was unaware of before going. Do not worry, I will spare you all the…

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New everything

New everything

2013 is a wrap, and it certainly is ending on a high note. Writing, and signing off, from Bali where all is good: wishing You anything that suits, pleases You and makes You grow in 2014. Tahun Baru 2014 :-)

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Fake it until?

Fake it until?

As much as some mass media suggest honesty and genuine manners, this world keeps getting amusing at times. The recent joke around the sign language interpreter standing right next to world leaders during Mandela’s memorial service last week is both alarming and yet (granted, this may sound…

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Expanding toolbox

Expanding toolbox

Having recently switched gear in the technology department, I knew I would shorten my nights, wanting to discover and learn about this treasure trove I had kept myself from touching and exploring for some time. The honeymoon has started and hit me nicely though. Admittedly…

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Oxygen injection

Oxygen injection

As I was reading some articles about the international news, I could not help but think how fast everything is going. Not just right now, and the feeling does not translate into “wow, I cannot keep up with all this” either. Without falling into any…

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Another turn

Another turn

I woke up to some insane sun this morning, and it is November already. Nothing exceptional, I am only enjoying and appreciating that kind of little things in life. I naturally checked what had shaken the world while I was sleeping. I will pass on…

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It is difficult to say

It is difficult to say

Typical answer from someone unprepared when asked: “how much is the budget for your project?” My interlocutor eventually admitted she needed to check with the general manager. Fair: if I want to start a discussion and understand the magnitude of a project, it is usually…

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Masters in crafting

Masters in crafting

The fact that I am writing this blog today in one of my second homes’ patio right under the sun a few days before Columbus Day might have something to do with it. 85 degrees Fahrenheit / close to 30 degrees Celsius to start a…

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