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The new president deserves the benefit of the doubt, but his economic policies should remain a cause for concern. Published: June 19, 2018 at 05:30AM Opinion By LUIS CARLOS REYES from NYT Opinion https://ift.tt/2M4unBW Follow Bakerrs on Twitter We are Brrr..eaking News Across The World. About NYT The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated NYT and […]

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If you are interested in Colombian politics, which I am, this article should be on your must-read list. Luis Carlos Reyes leads us past the politics of personalities to a fundamental concern of most Colombians; how can their stations in life be drastically improved? Reyes deals with the economic forces and concerns that behind the scenes influenced voters this past weekend.

My view of the recent elections in Colombia

Managing expectations

Letting go of our expectations isn’t always easy, but the best way to try is to live in the present and stop thinking ten moves ahead. It’s a motto that I have recently adopted to try and teach mys…

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I read “Managing Expectations” without knowing what to expect. I know close to nothing about climbing except that climbers like everyone else have certain expectations.  Consequently, I assumed that main theme of the post would be what climbers expect while climbing. What I expected was not what I encountered. Instead, the author discussed having expectations that are tempered by the gratification of working towards their realization. I get it; failing to meet one’s expectations might not be such a bad thing if something valuable is gained in the process. We should keep our expectations in proper prospective.