In part 1, I wrote about the early days of my career – starting at BMO and then at TD. In Part 2, I wrote about finding out what was next and reaching my immediate financialgoals. In this post I’ll describe the steps I took to leave the corporate world and join a start-up andContinue reading “My Own Personal Career Pivot – Part 3”
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My own Personal Career Pivot – Part 2
In part 1, I wrote about the early days of my career – starting at BMO and then at TD. In this post I’ll get into the critical three years where I achieved my financial goals and started thinking about what was next. In 2018 I was 37, my sons were out of the babyContinue reading “My own Personal Career Pivot – Part 2”
My Own Personal Career Pivot – Part 1
In spring, I resigned from my corporate job after 15 years to start a role in a startup. Over the next few posts, I am going to talk about this pivot and give updates on what I am learning from this new “world”. First a little story about my career so far. I started myContinue reading “My Own Personal Career Pivot – Part 1“
Lessons Learned from Buying an Investment Property
Mid-January I became the owner of my second ever property. I bought a house back in 2008, a little Townhouse where I grew my family. And when I saw that our mortgage was about to finish, I thought why not get a new mortgage! I like mortgages. They are a big pile of money aContinue reading “Lessons Learned from Buying an Investment Property “
Looking back at 2020
I stopped writing in this blog mid-way through 2020. I felt my brain was saturated. Days felt relentless – job, kids, family, worry, missing loved ones – and evenings were tiring, doom-scrolling Twitter. Every Covid morning kicked off a series of tasks to be completed, last one being sleep. One downside of kids always atContinue reading “Looking back at 2020”
Lessons from my father’s battle with terminal Illness
A side effect of being alive is that bad things happen.
Five Ways to Level Up Your Life Using New-found Extra Time in Quarantine
If you are currently in the mood to simply stay in your pajamas and check Twitter every 5 minutes or just cut out the world and cuddle your family, then go for it. You do what you need to do to survive some of the worst weeks of our lives. However, if you are lookingContinue reading “Five Ways to Level Up Your Life Using New-found Extra Time in Quarantine”
Starting Over in New York City
This is the story of Vidya Thangirala, a true world traveler, who started a new life in New York City in her mid-30s. And over the last three years made it her new home. In this interview we discuss what it is like to build a new life in one of the busiest and mostContinue reading “Starting Over in New York City”
15 Great Quotes by Inspirational Women
In honor of International Women’s Day, here are 15 quotes by some of the most interesting and inspirational women out there – businesswomen, journalists, comediennes & politicians. Let their words inspire today as we celebrate women everywhere.
Discover a New Side of You on Vacation (while still staying relaxed)
Going away on a sunny holiday to a resort? This is the only “free” time you’ll have for a while? Here are some easy ways to discover new parts of you without trying too hard that you can bring back to “regular” life.