Tag: grit

[Early Spring 2015] The Envelope, Please

It’s a time of year when even the most distant observer notes that winners are separated from something referred to as losers. Who you are can be confused with what you’ve won (lately). College bowl games, Super Bowl, Golden Globe, Writers Guild of America, Grammys, Oscars – all proclaiming who is/was hot, and maybe by inference, who […]

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True Grit


“Never confuse a single failure with a final defeat.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald Success. Photo credit: aloshbennett

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Your Goal? Good Stories About Tough Times

Cover of "The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee:...

Wendy Mogel, author of New York Times bestseller The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children was in the City this week. I caught her presentation at the Hamlin School along with a bevy of parents from various independent schools. Mogel has great on-stage presence and funny charm, fitting for […]

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