Counting What Matters: 7 Life Lessons Learned

In the five days I was in Hubli, India, at the Deshpande Foundation’s Development Dialogue, the theme, “Counting What Matters” was emphasized numerous times. I took the theme to heart, and really looked at how I could do things in those five days that mattered to me, as I knew I was – and am…

The Joys of Missing the Bus

What has to be given up in order to go beyond the ordinary and pursue the latest oyster, the latest opportunity? For India, my opportunity cost had many aspects: missing a week of early semester classes, missing work shifts at my three part-time jobs, missing meetings, and most importantly, being away from my girlfriend who…