First Half 2016 Quotes 0

“If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.” ― Ivan Turganev “Think like a man of action; act like a man of thought.” ― Henri Bergson “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him

Kinnsu Interview: Finance in Seoul 0

This interview originally appeared in Kinnsu: A Local Briefing, Business-Oriented Opinions and Insights from the Ground in April 2016. Name: Matthew A. Morgan Age: 28 Current Country: Seoul, South Korea How long you have been living here for: Around 7 years off and on since 2008. Frame of Reference: Somewhat of a third culture kid:

The Fundamentals First 3

Reading Time: 30 minutes. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.” – Robert Collier  Despite our best intentions, we cannot wish things into existence with ideas alone. Entertaining hypotheticals makes for a pleasurable pastime (I do so often), but imagination unfortunately does not equate to

Fourth Quarter 2015 Quotes 0

“You can’t base your life on other people’s expectations.” ― Stevie Wonder “It all begins and ends in your mind. What you give power to has power over you.” – Leon Brown “Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre “Very often a

My Grandmother’s Eulogy 0

This is my first time delivering a eulogy to remember a beloved family member’s life. ​While I had expected to see you in a month from now grandma in a different set of circumstances for Christmas, we have all gathered here today – my sister from Paris, my brother from

Third Quarter 2015 Quotes 0

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” – Ernest Hemingway “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard

Second Quarter 2015 Quotes 0

“Act with a determination not to be turned aside by thoughts of the past and fears of the future.” – Robert E. Lee “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think

Rebel Against Yourself 0

“Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.” – Dan Gilbert We tend to believe that we have finally become the person we were always destined to be. But that’s an illusion. We are in fact very poor predictors of how we will end up being

First Quarter 2015 Quotes 0

“Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.” – Henry Ford “What is important is seldom urgent, and what is urgent is seldom important.” – Dwight Eisenhower “No one is as happy as they seem on Facebook, as depressed as they seem on Twitter, or as employed as

Fourth Quarter 2014 Quotes 0

It’s a new year, which means new ideas and new initiatives. I’ve added several new functions to the site that should hopefully make the reading experience: More engaging (revamped comments, new post email reminders that don’t spam); Easier to share (images, text highlights); and Better overall. Through feedback analysis – thanks