How I optimize decisions

Caro taking stock in Portally

Every so often my brother rings me on Skype to ponder for an hour on whether he should quit his highly paid job in the Oil and Gas industry of Canada and go live on a beach in Costa Rica. It’s a bit of a dilemma: earn a shit ton of cash in a boring … Continued

How Parents Get Things Done (Or How I’m Testing Having a Child)

Uncle Tom and Auntie Caro

Just under a year ago I became an uncle, so I’ve moved to New Jersey for three months to look after my nephew. It’s been enlightening. I’ve tested home ownership (hated it), and now I’m testing another cornerstone of traditional living: babies. This much is clear: when you have a baby, time management takes on whole … Continued