November 7, 2022
Honor Those Before You - Follow Your Dreams

As I sit near the beach close to my home, I am contemplating the tragic deaths of those who died in a recent crowd surge in Itaewon.  The latest reports have the death toll at 151 with the vast majority of those who died under the age of 30.  Most were in their early 20s.  Halloween […]

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October 4, 2022
When the Universe opens a door- walk through it!

Sitting at my desk overlooking the beach in Busan has started me thinking about my life, career, and of course the major events in my life.  I can only express gratitude for all the opportunities that have come my way and am constantly amazed at how things unfold. Last year, I retired from my current […]

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July 10, 2022
Living In Korea- My Life As An Expat

My life as an ex-pat started in 1986 when I moved to Seoul, Korea.  Hired by Samsung to work as a lawyer for the Samsung Group companies (the only foreign lawyer at the time) , I found myself in one of the world’s largest cities working for a dynamic, growing group of companies (we call […]

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July 1, 2022
Retirement Rule No. 1-Change Is Constant

I remember when I first arrived in Korea in 1986. I was a young lawyer, the first foreign lawyer to work in-house for Samsung. It was an exciting time as Korea and Samsung were rapidly changing. Samsung was expanding rapidly and Korea was in the midst of the “Miracle on the Han”. It seemed that […]

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June 8, 2022
My Retirement- Balance Is Key

I am currently looking out of my living room window at the Pacific Ocean.  I always enjoy the view, especially in the morning.  Having a cup of coffee while looking at the ocean is very refreshing and is a moment I look forward to every day. And of course, walking on the beach is nice […]

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April 2, 2022
So Your Mentor Has Just Retired- Stay In Touch!

I am relaxing on the patio of my apartment overlooking the beach.  The surfers are out as the waves are rather large for this time of year. Perhaps it is because of a storm in nearby Japan.  Anyway, the surf is up and everyone appears to be having a good time. Though I am relaxing, […]

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