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  • On grit, setbacks, and opportunities: A 2017 recap

    In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus © IDEA CRIB I IDEACRIB.NET

    Reading Time: 3 minutesOn grit, setbacks, and opportunities: A 2017 recap     If I were to encapsulate 2017 in a word, it would be “grit.” Merriam-Webster describes the word as “firmness of character; indomitable spirit.” TED Talk speaker Angela Duckworth defines it as “perseverance and passion for long-term goals.” Futurist and author Andrew Zolli ties the word […]

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  • Sigiriya on my mind

    Sigiriya. Photo from Flickr user Surreal Name Given: https://www.flickr.com/photos/greenwichphotography/6933341652/in/photostream/.

    Reading Time: 4 minutesSigiriya on my mind   Lovely Sri Lanka   I soaked in the raw beauty of Sri Lanka a decade or so ago as a tourist on holiday. It’s a lovely country with warm and hospitable people, natural landscapes, and a rich cultural heritage. Among the places I’d recommend visiting are Kandy (for its breathtaking views), […]