Our biggest surprise from The Spare Room

Our biggest surprise from The Spare Room

In our fourth #taxichat, our family asked ourselves, “What was the biggest surprise from The Spare Room. When we opened our spare room to a number of babies and children (and one young adult), we inevitably found ourselves in new territory. We reflect on our...
Entitlement vs. Privilege.

Entitlement vs. Privilege.

I recently shared about our trip to the mountains outside Kunming – an incredible experience that opened our eyes to a different kind of life cultivated a deep sense of gratitude. Ahhh, Gratitude. That’s the thing, isn’t it? In fact, it’s...
The magic of giving

The magic of giving

My book, The Spare Room, shares stories of my and other leaders’ social legacies. It also walks the reader step-by-step through defining your own social legacy. In fact, we have designed the book so that by the time you turn the last page, you will have...
Our defining moment.

Our defining moment.

We each have a defining moment… that moment in our lives when an experience fundamentally changes us. Our defining moment can serve as a catalyst, transforming our perceptions and behaviors. And once we’ve experienced that defining moment, we cannot but...
Our funniest Spare Room memory

Our funniest Spare Room memory

Our family loves chatting in the car, and we appreciate that in China, we either take taxi’s or have our beloved Mr. Zhao to drive us where we need to go. This practice is not only comfortable and convenient, it also buys us precious family time. Together in the...
Meet Tara. She’s extraordinary.

Meet Tara. She’s extraordinary.

I had the great privilege of interviewing Tara Baswani for my book and have featured the award winning performing artist in Chapter Three of The Spare Room, “A Voice for the Voiceless”. And oh, what a voice. Tara broke professional ground as a leading...