Lessons Learned Since Leaving my Job

My last day of work at Indochino was June 1. As of this past weekend, six months have now gone by since I decided to venture on my own career path. While I have been (very affectionately) calling myself an “unemployed bum” during this time, I have made some progress towards my personal and professional [...]

My Thanks to Indochino

Just over 16 months ago, I joined Indochino as one of the company’s first ten employees in Vancouver. After a year of running Impact and traveling the world, I was back in Vancouver and ready to start my first “real” job. Although I had worked for a number of startups and non-profit organizations before, this [...]

Learning about the Art of Business from Andy Warhol

“Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art.” – Andy Warhol, 1975 On Sunday, I had a rare day off to relax by myself in Ottawa, our lovely nation’s capital before an evening flight back home to Vancouver. I decided to spend a couple of hours to tour a highly-recommended exhibition at [...]

London Day 2: Meeting with Peter Cruddas

I woke up before 5:30am, still jet-lagged from the eight-hour time difference.  I answered emails, had breakfast and spoke briefly with Judy from Kenya, who was staying in the room next to me.  Together, we walked a short fifteen minutes to the International Award Office where we relaxed for a couple of hours before lunch. [...]