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This week, New York Times columnist and political analyst on numerous TV networks, David Brooks wrote an op-ed piece on Why America’s Leadership Fails. In it, he makes the case that the gridlock that persists in Washington is caused, at least in part by politicians...read more
My grandmother and I have always been close. When I was growing up, I spent many a Friday night having carpet picnics with her and my grandpa where we sat on the living room floor with a blanket and had dinner, usually fried chicken. We would watch Wheel of Fortune...read more
Last Sunday night’s 2016 Olympic Games delivered drama on the tennis courts. Serena and Venus Williams lost in the first round of their doubles match – their first-ever loss in the Olympics, while Jamie and Andy Murray, Davis Cup winners and Wimbledon champions, were...read more
(from Dimensional Fund Advisors’ Outside the Flags blog by Jim Parker dated 10/16/2015. Jim is a Vice President with DFA, leading the communications and marketing team in the firms’ Australian office.) Most of us have multiple roles—as business owners,...read more
I’m just not into working out. I’m just not a saver. I’m just not someone that’s going to count every calorie. That’s me, take it or leave it. While maybe not always this obvious, there are times when we all make statements like this. This can be attributed to a...read more
I recently started reading a book called Paris Letters by Janice MacLeod. In it, Janice tells the story of how she came to get rid of almost all of her belongings, quit her copywriting job and leave California to explore the world and become an artist. Her journey...read more
Every year we join my husband’s family in Florida over the 4th of July holiday week, to reconnect with family members who travel from Texas, New Jersey, Ohio and Georgia to be together. It’s a wonderful tradition and an escape from reality – but this year we could...read more
(from Dimensional Fund Advisors’ Outside the Flags blog by Jim Parker dated 6/28/2016. Jim is a Vice President with DFA, leading the communications and marketing team in the firms’ Australian office.) Savoring a vintage wine is one of life’s great pleasures. But...read more
This week’s blog topic was a pretty obvious choice. The United Kingdom made a disappointing exit from Europe in the last week, and I’m not just talking about their epic upset in the 2016 Euro Cup at the hands of Iceland. Brexit, in short, was a referendum on whether...read more
“He who doesn’t look ahead remains behind.” “Looking back gives you regrets. Looking ahead gives you opportunities.” “Don’t look back, you’ll miss what’s in front of you.” There seems to be consensus among the proverbs that when directing our focus, we ought to be...read more
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