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Are We There Yet?

Since the pandemic started, I’ve wanted to stay connected with our community. Through the form of a weekly blog, I share my insights and reflections on various topics.
-Bob Len, Managing Director


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Are We There Yet? vol. 84

The constant negative news cycle can affect one’s mental health. An interesting fact I heard in a conference this week is that depression is the leading cause of disability in the US for individuals ages 15 to 44.

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Are We There Yet? vol. 83

Earlier this week, I listened to two consecutive episodes of The Daily while shuttling kids to activities. The topics were completely different but one of my take-aways was a concern about our ability to overcome challenges as a society.

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Are We There Yet? vol. 82

On 60 Minutes this week, Anderson Cooper led a segment on Tony Bennett, the famous American singer of show tunes, big band, and jazz, best known for hits like “I left my heart in San Francisco” and “The Lady is a Tramp.” He’s been performing for eight decades and for his 95th birthday in August, he performed with Lady Gaga at Radio City Music Hall.

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Are We There Yet? vol. 81

Yesterday was a typical day for me. I had a variety of meetings with clients, internal meetings, got kids off to school, made meals, etc. It is probably a similar set of activities that many of you have.

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Are We There Yet? vol. 80

A client and friends sent me an article from Monday’s Washington Post written by Petula Dvorak was about an effort undertaken by the residents of the Goodwin House retirement community.

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Are We There Yet? vol. 79

I read a story today about a tech and software entrepreneur who provided $15 million in funding for a project to bring back the wooly mammoth. Harvard University professor George Church who is known for his pioneering work in genome sequencing is leading the effort to bring back the extinct mammoth by using a gene-splicing technique to splice DNA from frozen mammoths into the DNA of Asian elephants.

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