Month: July 2019

Seth Godin quote

democracyLab.org

I’ve been passionate about skills-based volunteering throughout my career. Seattle-based democracyLab plays match-maker with their solution to address social, economic, environmental and civic problems; a good place to post projects and volunteer your time. Link

Universal Family Care

Nearly everyone I know is tasked with caring for an elder family member. Hawaii and Washington have passed legislation to help their residents. This bipartisan concern deserves national attention. Link Not surprisingly, Japan leads the way in tech for eldercare.

Observations about Cancer

This is a reference from a friend. Luke Coutinho is a nutritionist based in India specialized in holistic healing from cancer. Just another resource for anyone embarking on this journey. The Indian diet is not the worst, but it’s not much better than BBQ…

Giving up the driver’s seat

Great talk here. I’m used to being in the driver’s seat. When it comes to helping a relative get through cancer treatment, I’ve relented to doctors and medical experts. Let experts drive when necessary. This is especially true in the world of customer success.

Age of work peak? 60?

Interesting article by social scientist Arthur Brooks. Air traffic controllers are forced to retire at 56. In Japan, CEOs power through their 70s and 80s. I’ll never forget giving a tech demo to Yashiro-San who became CEO of Shinsei Bank at 71 and still serves as…