The benefit of BEGINNERS MIND

I was thinking about my 5-year-old niece preparing for the upcoming Jewish holiday of Passover when I read this week’s New Yorker Magazine. In it Larissa MacFarquhar does a profile on Paul Krugman the op-ed columnist for the New York Times. One of the many things Mr. Krugman says is: There was an intensity of focus that I had when I was 26 that I won’t be able to recapture at 56. You develop your habits of mind, and [...]