Destined for Success

In their article “Stringed Victory,” Richard Jerome and Elizabeth McNeil told the story of Joshua Bell, a child prodigy on the violin who was a world-class musician by the young age of 29. Joshua always endeavored to be his best—at computers, chess, even video games. He pushed himself to succeed. One day, while visiting his […]

Mind The Gap

After my first trip to London, many years ago, I returned home to hear the recorded announcement “mind the gap” playing over and over in my head. If you’ve been and ridden the “Tube” (their version of a subway) you know what I’m saying. When the doors to the train open the recording is played […]