Category: Family

Would you choose Yale over a full-ride to a state school?

I recently tweeted this question out to my followers: And I’ve been asking this question a lot to friends and fellow parents. Assuming the world goes back to normal, a college education is still highly valued, and you’re in your current financial situation, how much is it worth to you for your child to have […]

A look back to 2017 and forward to 2018

At the beginning of this year, I didn’t make any resolutions like “lose 5 pounds” or “work out 3 times a week.” Rather, I just vowed to be more focused, disciplined, and consistent in work and life. Let’s see how I did, and what’s in store for 2018. Looking back to 2017 Focus For 2017, […]

It’s all about the people

In any situation, it’s the people that matter. At work, if you surround yourself with the best and brightest, you’ll learn from them and continue to get better. The best team always find the way to win. If you surround yourself with high-caliber friends and family (though you can’t choose your family), you’ll grow as […]

3 ways how raising a kid is like running a startup

  Vicky and I welcomed our beautiful daughter to the world on May 14, 2015. At that time I recognized that I’m now the co-founder of two startups – ribl and baby Maya! The more often I perform my fatherly duties, the more I realize that raising a child is very similar to running a startup. Here […]

Reflecting on 2014, Resolutions for 2015

Happy New Year! Damn, that was quick! Another year comes to an end, so it’s about that time to look back at my 2014 resolutions to see how I did, and create new ones for 2015. 2014 Resolutions – How I Fared I made four resolutions at the beginning of the year that pertained to […]

Philly Half Marathon ran, $4605 for American Cancer Society raised

In July, I launched my fundraising campaign where I would run a half marathon and raise $1,500 for the American Cancer Society because I really, really, really hate cancer. On Sunday, I completed the Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon along with 22,000 fellow runners (that’s me in the front right of the picture – just kidding). […]

Runnin’ Because I Hate Cancer – Please Donate!

I’m raising funds for the American Cancer Society and just launched my first fundraising campaign on Crowdwise called “Running Because I Hate Cancer.” I hope you’ll donate and join me in the fight against cancer. I really, really, really hate cancer a lot. I lost my Dad to nasopharyngeal cancer and my uncle to bone cancer. My […]