How to separate a stuck windsurfing mast

I’ve been windsurfing a few years but I didn’t have my own board. Whenever I wanted to go for a ride, I rented a board from SHQ at Sandringham beach. That was Ok, and I had a lot of fun, but I was confined to a single location. Besides, SHQ only has beginners’ large boards and small sails available for rent, and after some time riding on them started to feel dull. Read more →

Focus

I listen to a few podcasts every week. These are weekly shows I’m subscribed to and listen to every episode. My most favourite one is Freakonomics Radio. I love that show because every week Stephen Dubner and Steve Levitt take ordinary ideas we are so used to that we don’t even pay attention to them, and turn them on their heads. Just like Mythbusters blow things up “for science”, the Freakonomics’ authors turn conventional wisdom inside out, all in the name of economics. Read more →

A new chapter

Today I was informed that my position was made redundant. I have been here for 3 years and I enjoyed it, but it will soon be over, and I will be on the market again looking for new job. I am a bit disappointed but other than that I’m fine – I’ve been through that before. When something ends, it also manifests a beginning of a new chapter. There is no use to obsess over what has already happened. Read more →

James Sinegal: Costco’s Winning Formula

Jim Sinegal, co-founder and former CEO of Costco, is one of the most influential business leaders of our time. Motley Fool recently recorded an interview with him, “Costco’s Winning Formula”. The whole conversation is packed with wisdom. But one quote caught my particular attention: If you find yourself involved in something that you don’t truly love and feel passionate about, run, don’t walk, to the fastest exit and get out of there and get yourself involved in something you truly can become passionate about. Read more →

Dreamer

This isn’t a new song. I wrote it 3 years ago as an assignment for Berklee’s Online Composing and Producing Electronic Music course. It is heavily influenced by Robert Miles, one of my favourite trance artists. Here it is, “Dreamer”: Your user agent does not support the HTML5 Audio element. Download the track If you would like to do a collaboration based on this song, send me an email at sergey@ozmoroz. Read more →

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