Archive for March, 2006
Here is an interesting article on the Wall Street Journal about a new pattern in VC investing called “Pre-emptive financing.”(hey WSJ, when did you finally get smart and open up your walled garden??) In English, the definition of pre-emptive financing would be “get our money into the company before a fight breaks out over this [...]
On October 23, 2005 Dane Jesper Kenn Olsen, 34 became the first person to successfully run, in daily increments ranging from 14-93km, one lap around the Earth on land masses, setting a Guinness Book of World Records record. What began from the Old Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London, England on January 1, 2004, ended there [...]
Mark Morford strikes again. I have been having this very conversation with everybody I know. It seems that my entire circle of friends, colleagues, and acquaintances is in the midst of this overwhelming busy-ness right now. I have been questioning the value and the lack of stillness myself and then Mark, as usual, did it [...]
I found this in Rob Brezny’s Astrology newsletter this morning: “Wanting to reform the world without discovering one’s true self is liketrying to cover the world with leather to avoid the pain of walking onstones and thorns. It is much simpler to wear shoes.”-Sri Ramana Maharshi I like it. Very simple.
Here are the details on one of the first Sustainability Cafés: When: Monday, March 6, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Where: BCIT Campus (CHBA BC, Building NW5), 3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC SUSTAINABLE HOMES Description: What do you consider a “sustainable” home? What do you need to get there? Where is “there”? An innovative dialogue hosted [...]
(If you are looking for the 2007 event information, please click HERE.) I am very excited about our launch of the 30 Days of Sustainability. For the month of March, Vancouver will host a cornucopia of events and activities, all focused around bringing sustainability to our lives and our city. One key component of the [...]
Have you ever received a gift you hated? And then you either threw it away, hid it, or regifted it? A good friend of mine is launching a new boardgame called GiftTRAP with which he hopes to raise $1M for Right To Play – an athlete driven international humanitarian organization that uses sport and play [...]