An Entrepreneur’s New Year’s Resolutions
“Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that's the difference.” - Lou Holtz If there is one thing I have learned over the past 5 months as a de-facto entrepreneur it is that my life, as I knew it, has gone through a 180 degree shift. Forget dining and hanging out with friends, forget getting your nails and eyebrows done, forget reading a book before bedtime, forget taking your dog out on walks to the park, forget any form of working...
Chocolate Ganache Peppermint Pops
"As a child I always loved when Christmas came around for many different reasons; the possibility of snow, decorating the tree, the excitement of opening stockings and unwrapping gifts. But one of the things I would enjoy long before and long after the holidays were over was a cup of peppermint hot chocolate with a candy cane. This was especially nice on days where we were snowed in and would come in after a snowball fight or sledding for hours. Where we would sit around the fire and enjoy a cup of steamy delicious hot chocolate. As an adult, I now crave a more sophisticated, less sweet...
The Essence of Caring For Nature
One of the greatest misconceptions about conservationists is that we place the importance of nature above the importance of humanity. For radical conservationists that may indeed be the case. However, for most of us it is a matter of paying attention to what we see, learning about what is happening in our natural world, and connecting it to the well-being of our present and future generations. For example, many islanders around the world live under the imminent threat of losing their homes and lands due to heavy flooding from glacial melting. If that happens, they will become climate refugees, a...