The Conundrum

My publication, at the University of Montana, in the Mansfield Center, promotes better understanding of Asia, U.S. relations with Asia, and ethics in public affairs. This was part of an international student exchange program named Study of The U.S. Institutes (SUSI) on Global Environmental Issues. I was amongst the 5 participants selected each from Brazil, […]

It’s Only Words…

“Think not those faithful who praise thy words and actions but those who kindly reprove thy faults.” –  Socrates, 400 BC The ability to handle criticism well is an important life-skill. We all ‘know’ that criticisms – more than praises – provide opportunities for growth. After all, success is a poor teacher. Even when we […]