January 23, 2021
Dermot Kennedy you made me believe in love
I found you by accident. It was early 2019. It was the Coffee and Chill playlist on Spotify. The song was For Island Fires and Family. While I was looking to chill, you gave me chills. I could feel your passion for love in the way you sang that song. Your voice told me that you…
July 23, 2017
Anyone can do it – Changing the way we talk about tech
I believe that anyone can learn the basics of software and technology. I grew up with my Dad using linux as a physicist, and my older brother creating games in QuickBASIC like snake. I loved using computers. I played the odd game, but wasn’t a gamer. I would search the internet for music I loved….
March 5, 2017
Pursuing a career or pursuing my passion? Can I do both?
Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about how best to spend my time and where I want to end up in life. The more I explore this the more I’ve noticed that a lot of people get into businesses or careers for well-intentioned but potentially counterproductive reasons. Did you start that amazing startup idea because…
February 13, 2017
Farewell Ōtautahi – New beginings
After my first day at the brand new Intergen offices in Wellington I’m reflecting on how much I’ve changed over the years both professionally and personally. The most important change is how much more connected I feel to Aotearoa, to our people and to my home city of Ōtautahi Christchurch. For the longest time I…