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Jason
Sydney, Australia / Portland, Oregon
Social Entrepreneur from Australia with one great wife, two great sons and one rhodesian ridgeback called Mohican who keeps it all real.
Interests: The family, running marathons, blogging...and running the business., rugby, cricket.
Recent Activity
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To the gFamily. Kim & I wanted to reach out and give you an update on the latest news from gHQ. gDiapers is coming up to its 10 year anniversary. In that time we have evolved from a small start... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
After 10 years of writing here on my blog, I took a test drive of Medium yesterday and wrote a little something over there. Go check it out! Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
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One of Lake Oswego Youth Rugby's Grade 5/6 teams won the State Championships last weekend. After finishing the regular season in 4th place, the Musketeers faced an undefeated Portland West Crusaders in the Semi Finals. After regular play, the game... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
Kim speaking eloquently about women in the workplace with Real Leaders. Sheryl Sandberg's Lean-in is great but then the baby arrives and then what? Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
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As some of you may know, we have a blog series, highlighting families who use g's in unique circumstances. We are following a family living 10,000' above sealevel in Colorado and another living in a cabin in Maine. Perhaps our... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
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If you're not watching Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey on Fox (ironic, I know) you and your kids are missing out. It is simply brilliant. The host, Neil DeGrasse Tyson is a fantastic host (and astrophysicist). The kids are mersmerized by... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
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Another great couple of weeks of footy. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
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Spring Break this year has shaped up to be one of the most complicated travel experiences yet in 9 years of living in the US. Here’s how it is unfolding. As always, we sort of totally forgot it was coming.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
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Another fun weekend in Vegas! Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
From the get-go, Kim has been more than just the President / Co-founder of g. She is also the "keeper of the brand". That might sound amorphous but the below from Seth Godin nails it. We missed that last year... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
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I'm not even a lay Catholic but the Pope is making me ask the hard question at the ripe old age of 43: is it time for a conversion? He is a Saint...Meanwhile many of my son Fynn's mates are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
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Our mates at Every Mother Counts had a big 2013. Check out their impact here! I am running the NY City Marathon this year to support EMC's mission to support maternal health in developing countries. And I really need to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
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After a break back in Sydney to get our US work visas renewed over the Christmas / New Year period, Kim and I and the boys are back State side and ready for a big year. We kicked off yesterday... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
As we roll into 2014, here's a great piece describing what it is to be a B Corporation. Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2014 at gDiapers: the early years...
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The real reason I have been out for 4 months is actually related to a death I have been mourning. It is the death of my beloved Wallabies, Australia's national rugby team. It was once a powerhouse but alas today... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at gDiapers: the early years...
As we go into Autumn 2013, I have not been here in Blogville for quite some time. 4 months to be precise. But I'm back. There is much to report. Kim and the kids are back from 6 months in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at gDiapers: the early years...
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It has been a solid 3 months since I last blogged. The business has been in the midst of a major transformation. It has been exciting, challenging, exhilerating and terrifying professionally and personally at times but it was very needed.... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2013 at gDiapers: the early years...
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We had a great two days with the team from Every Mother Counts last week. Christy, Erin & Wei Wei were superb. To wrap up our time together, we fulfilled a lifelong wish of Christy's...building a pyramid! Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2013 at gDiapers: the early years...
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Another great weekend in Vegas this year. Only difference was I had Fynn with me. It was a ton of fun with our friend Chris Dominic and his son Aidan. Hilarious new friends. The first of many Shirley Temples. This... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2013 at gDiapers: the early years...
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The crew gave me a bouquet of kale and broccoli for my birthday today. A perfect gift given the past twelve months of transformation...I have been downing a head of kale with two raw eggs, berries, apple juice and flax... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2013 at gDiapers: the early years...
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Today our youngest son, Harper turned 8 while I turned an age a little bit north of that. His brother bought him a monogrammed robe and slippers that gives him that Thurston Howell III vibe. Harpo swam into this world... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2013 at gDiapers: the early years...
We celebrated 7 years in business this past month! g is the 7th letter of the alphabet 7 Days of the Week 7 Deadly Sins 7 Continents 7 Chakras 7 Colors in a rainbow 7 notes in a music scale... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at gDiapers: the early years...
Jeff, our COO and the very first person we met when we landed in the US 8 years ago is turning 50 this month. So we thought we'd better sing about it. Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2012 at gDiapers: the early years...
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10 years ago today Fynn swam into the world in the living room of our Bondi apartment in a blow-up pool. We started the morning early with 4.30am contractions. We got up and went for a walk on the beach... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2012 at gDiapers: the early years...