Back here on earth

05/10/2012

When we think about honesty and courage and perseverance, we tend to picture the extremes: leaking a story about insider trading to the press, thwarting the attempts of a mugger to keep your girlfriend safe, and committing to mastering a skill by practicing for an hour every day, until the end of time.

Back here on earth, there are practical applications of these traits that matter just as much: telling a friend that attending UF is not the right decision, standing up for someone being publicly humiliated, and finishing the day’s task before taking a nap.