Why I Recommend Using Spike for Email, Instant Messaging, and Video Chat (Review)

Background I care deeply about the people in my life. I value my relationships with them. I cherish in-person, face-to-face conversations. In my personal and professional life, I rely on video conferences, email, and instant messaging. In some cases, I might communicate with you frequently, in others once in a while. Like it is for… Continue reading Why I Recommend Using Spike for Email, Instant Messaging, and Video Chat (Review)

MatheMagic Card Trick

Introduction MatheMagic Card Trick is a fun and simple number revealing magic trick using math. Use the page generate-cards.html to generate your cards to print. Read how-it-is-done-and-tips.html for instructions on how to perform the magic trick. https://rajivpant.github.io/mathemagiccardtrick/ Credits Rajiv and Fitz coauthored the JavaScript here that generates the cards. Fitz figured out the generalized algorithmic pattern of numbers to… Continue reading MatheMagic Card Trick

William Lewis, Former CEO of Dow Jones & Publisher of The Wall Street Journal

William Lewis shared this recommendation for Rajiv on June 04, 2020. Rajiv is an inspirational digital leader, who combines technical expertise with strategic direction, and a deeply authentic and ethical approach to leadership. He came into the Wall Street Journal newsroom at a critical moment and was transformative. I hope to work again with him… Continue reading William Lewis, Former CEO of Dow Jones & Publisher of The Wall Street Journal

Make Exercise Your Daily Habit

Introduction My family, friends, and fellow humans: I share with you some of my workout videos here to encourage you to exercise daily and take good care of your health. Ever since I was a child, I have been spending most of my waking hours working sitting in front of computers or in meeting rooms.… Continue reading Make Exercise Your Daily Habit

Matthew Murray, Editor in Chief of The Wall Street Journal

Matthew MurrayEditor in Chief Tuesday, May 26, 2020 To Whom It May Concern: When Rajiv Pant arrived at The Wall Street Journal, our technology was in a mess in every way—in the personnel, in how it prioritized and focused and in how it interacted with news and the rest of the company. Rajiv transformed their… Continue reading Matthew Murray, Editor in Chief of The Wall Street Journal

Kindness of Strangers: This Time From a Fitness Expert

Kindness, generosity, and helping others selflessly are human virtues. Some of you have commented on my previous posts about the examples of kindness from strangers I have witnessed in people. Here is another example. A helpful stranger named Marcel Dinkins who is a well-respected fitness training expert saw my kettlebell swings videos on Instagram, and… Continue reading Kindness of Strangers: This Time From a Fitness Expert

Personal Fitness During Quarantine Times

In a 24 hour worldwide live streamed event titled #FindingBeauty in Quarantine Times organized by Drue Kataoka and fellow members of the Young Global Leaders community of the World Economic Forum, Rajiv spoke about his personal fitness journey during the months of the 2020 quarantine. Rajiv’s 25 minute talk begins at the 42 minutes 45… Continue reading Personal Fitness During Quarantine Times

Kathryn Friedrich, EVP, GM of Operations at Conde Nast Entertainment

Kathryn Friedrich shared this recommendation for Rajiv on November 25, 2019 via LinkedIn: I started at Thrive Global at the same time as Rajiv. We were both coming from large prestigious companies and beginning the “start up journey” together. Rajiv was an amazing asset and a partner on the leadership team. As CTO and CMO we… Continue reading Kathryn Friedrich, EVP, GM of Operations at Conde Nast Entertainment

Jason Patterson, Software Engineer at Instagram at Facebook

Jason Patterson shared this recommendation for Rajiv on November 25, 2019 via LinkedIn: I worked with Rajiv as Director of Mobile Technology at The Wall Street Journal, and later as Distinguished Engineer, during a transformation of the iPhone app for The Wall Street Journal. As a manager, I observed Rajiv’s talent for putting together a team of… Continue reading Jason Patterson, Software Engineer at Instagram at Facebook