How Slack improved my family life

Before Slack, managing my household with my wife was a mix of WhatsApp messages, Hangout conversations, and real-world conversations. It was confusing, with no way for us to organise what we were talking about. Often during the day, probably in one of our Hangout chats, we would have multiple conversations …

It’s too late to apologise

Actually, no it’s not. It’s never too late to say you’re sorry. You might not get forgiveness or an immediate reprieve. But the fact that you have admitted fault and are genuine in your admittance goes a long way to that remediation. Are you genuinely sorry for something you said …

Look at me the hypocrite

As humans we love giving advice. Helping our spouse, friends, colleagues, even strangers. We offer guidance on things from optimising daily tasks to how to live life. But do we ever look at ourselves and follow our own advice? Most of the time, probably not. The spotlight was turned on …

Be like water

Using strong influences from the Tao Te Ching, I strive to ‘be like water’ and ‘take action through inaction’. It is a way of living which I feel has greatly helped me realise and accept my place in this world. The Tao Te Ching is a series of verses written …

Get out there, get creative

I haven’t written anything in a while – about 6 months in fact – and I’m itching to get something out. Over the last half a year I’ve taken in a lot of information. Books, movies, graphic novels, documentaries, conversations, study material, you name it. All that in-flow of information …

Gain vs Loss

Thus, one gains by losing, and loses by gaining. Lao Tzu When I first read this paradoxical quote from the Tao Te Ching, it didn’t make sense to me at all. As I thought about it more and more, I realised…we gain when we lose, and lose when we gain. …

Old version of this website

The original version of trnc.co was big and bold to make an instant visual impact with website visitors. When I was actively searching for new business, this proved effective.

The effect we have

As I walked through some secondhand cigarette smoke on the way to a train station this morning, the cold air kept the smoke visible for ages after this person had exhaled. I watched as it drifted and floated. How it rolled and swerved as I moved through it. Normally, cigarette …

On changing our views

When making a statement, I think many people hold you to that statement for a long long time. Have you ever had the occasion where someone's held a gripe (or similar) with something you said 17 years ago? I have, and it sucks. Should we be held to the same …