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.
Dear Daughters, As you went back to school this week, one of you posed the question kids have been asking since the dawn of educational time: "when am I ever going to use this stuff?" You had in mind the contents of your lessons: the facts of history and the functions of algebra. But when …