Create or Die

This incredibly bold statement is the title of Andrés Oppenheimer’s new book about the hope of Latin America and the 5 keys of innovation. It’s actually Crear o Morir because it’s written in Spanish. Oppenheimer asks why the United States produced...
5 Resolutions for the New Year

5 Resolutions for the New Year

I recently found some “Happy New Year’s” cards I bought last winter during a bout of optimism about my ability to send them out during the busy holiday season.  After kicking myself for not using them, I realized that New Year’s really doesn’t have that much...

The Smartest Kids in the World: Part 2

I’m about halfway through The Smartest Kids in the World. Ripley is a good writer and sets the stage for her conclusions by telling the story of the three kids she followed as they completed an exchange program in Korea, Finland and Poland. Here are some nuggets...
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