It’s always a challenge to find an engaging, enlightening and entertaining movie that appeals across the generations in my household. We came across one recently called Life of a King (2013) available on Netflix. It is based on the true story of Eugene Brown of Washington, DC, who was incarcerated […]

Envisioning the End Game: Why Social Contexts Matter For Success

In a TED talk last April, psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth described her notion of grit as a key indicator of success, more important, in many ways, than intelligence. Grit, she argues in numerous papers and reports, “is the tendency to sustain interest in and effort toward very long-term goals” (Duckworth, […]