It's crucial to distinguish between the actual facts of the past and the stories we tell about them in the present. It’s also crucial to recognize that both are driving forces of the future.
We’re all feeling cooped up and anxious and, yes, already a little bored. So what would my mother say?
Love is wiser than wisdom. Wisdom knows more than knowledge. Knowledge counts more than data.
We humans understand each other asymmetrically. But that's a good enough place to start.
In any human life, there are basically three types of time: inherently good times, inherently bad times, and ...
Some simple things you can do to make the world better.
Dear Daughters, Here’s one of my pet theories: Every person has at least one art. And regularly spending time on your art is hugely important, for adults as much as for children. “I don’t know,” you may say. “I don’t really think of myself as artistic.” Trust me, you are, though it’s possible you haven’t …
Real success is about building a better self, which is why you really can't cheat at it.
Having a long to-do list has its pros and cons.
Reflections on the characters I’ve been, and the one I’m still becoming.