This decision – between raising the floor to limit the worst consequences, in exchange for lowering the ceiling of best possible outcomes – shows up everywhere in our lives.
When the Challenger space shuttle exploded in 1986, killing all seven people on board, we turned to language, because in that moment, there was nothing else to do.
If you could meet the first humans and share just one modern idea with them, which would you choose?
French novelist Gustave Flaubert said, "Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work."
If you are standing on the edge of a fight, silently supporting the recipient of bullying, you are not a passive ally – you're a passive bystander.
According to Matthew Zapruder, poets and tax professionals have a lot more in common than you might think: They're both concerned with the precise meaning of language.
It’s time for a new model of economic success. Enter stakeholder capitalism, which suggests that businesses need to expand their social commitments.
If you had to pick one rule that governs every interaction in the world, what would it be?
As a creator, employee, artist, entrepreneur – however you define your work self – your goal should be to keep redefining "best" and "world" until both things are true.
What lies at the heart of our most meaningful relationships? If we understand the answer to this question, we can more proactively connect with those around us as we move through life.