Monthly Archives: September 2013

What I Want to Be, Have, and Do at 27

On the last day of my silent retreat in April, I wrote out the things I want to be, have, and do in my life. I also wrote out a short personal mission statement and core values. I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Education in Myanmar

I had the opportunity to speak to the Payap Myanmar Student Fellowship (PMSF) last night on educational issues in Myanmar. I wore a traditional shirt I bought when I was in Myanmar in 2011 speaking at a few small private … Continue reading

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I Am A Square Peg

When I was a kid I had terrible working memory. Little things were hard to remember. I would even forget simple instructions. One day, my mother asked me to call my sisters for dinner. Eager to be a good boy, … Continue reading

Posted in Dyslexia, Education, Harvard | 11 Comments