It’s been a busy week around the Oasis, and I’m happy to take a step back and spend a few paragraphs with my favourite people filling you in and connecting the dots.

Before I do so however, I wanted to share an earlier thought tweeted out a few days back…

Greetings and good afternoon everyone. We hope those who celebrated the long 4th of July weekend had a fantastic time, and here we are midweek once again with another edition of The Watercooler.

This time around I want to turn your attention toward a couple of recent event-related news as…

It’s officially a heatwave in Boston, but never fear…

We might consistently reference an oasis but you won’t be wandering through a desert of words here.

I’d much rather you have an enjoyable read and quickly turn to your favourite cool beverage as we prepare to wind down and cool…

“I think most people confuse consuming information with learning. Learning consists of reflection and feedback. In other words, you need to be mindful when learning. For me, I think my old school practice of writing things down by hand helps me a lot, and so does repetition. Whenever I read…

Happy Wednesday everyone.

You know, in the old days, I used to get so anxious before writing something. There were plenty of reasons why, but two of the biggest (and most relevant) had to do with motivation and exhaustion.

My love of writing and identification as a writer used to…

Hello there everyone, and happy Monday! At long last The Watercooler has made a return. I’d like to thank my readers for their patience and welcome any new ones as well.

Here’s a quick breakdown of what to expect now that we’re back in action:

  • On Mondays like this we’ll…

“To say that the world feels different right now is an understatement. We’re finding ourselves at a peculiar moment in history: reckoning with years of racial inequality, while dealing with a global health crisis. The pandemic seems to have exacerbated and brought to light many social divides and injustices, forcing…

Photo Credit: Anthony Marques

Well folks — here we are: Once again at The Watercooler. It’s obviously been a very week. With all that’s happening around us, one of the things I’ve gratefully grabbed hold on to to steady myself is the spirit and sincerity of our startup community.

We’re a tough bunch —…

Steven Vilkas

I Connect The Dots

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