Reflections on the characters I’ve been, and the one I’m still becoming.
A brief reflection on the otherworldly importance of each of us—and why you should do your homework.
The most important mind-changers aren't nuggets you'll note in a TED talk or even lessons you'll learn from a book. They're experiences that change who you are.
We increasingly expect “the data” to guide us. But what do they really know?
A long time ago, in a make-believe galaxy not far away, I pretended to be Luke Skywalker. Here's how that turned out.
There's much more to life than meets the eye, and we have to remember to look for it.
Three ideas about becoming a young adult--and preventing adulthood from growing old.
Twenty years ago, I learned how little I really know--through a chance encounter outside a library with perhaps the smartest man I've ever met.
I think we should spend less time saying "don't judge," and more time saying "judge wisely." Here's why.
In 20 years as a writer and editor, I've learned to give everyone the benefit of my doubts-or at least to try.