[Book Review] The Art of Gathering

Review of the book “The Art of Gathering” – how to become better hosts at gatherings of all kinds, from birthday parties to home dinners to professional meetings.

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[Book Review] The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company

Book review of the memoir of Robert Iger, former top executive of Disney and named as the 2019 businessperson of the year by Time magazine.

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Stop Renting. Start Living: Rejecting the Second-Hander

What is the most expensive rent you could pay? It is the rent on your Self. Rejecting the second-hander is the prerequisite to be truly living.

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[Big Ideas 003] Role of Museums in Education & Science vs. Religion

When is the last time you visited a museum? How have museums shaped the way you view the world? Here is the ex-CEO of Chicago Field Museum sharing his views on how museums relate to education, and how museums posit themselves in the science vs. religion divide. | Part of the Big Ideas series, where I synthesize interviews by Discovery Magazine with the world’s best experts in multiple disciplines. Inspired by Peter Kaufman, who spent 6 months reading 140+ of these interviews, and came out knowing “every single big idea from every single domain of science”.

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Naming Contest: A New “A”-Word For A.I.

What word would you pick for the letter “A” to stand for in A.I.? Here are 4 candidates – and the last one is all natural & organic. Be prepared for some fun, creative time!

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Call Me By My Rightful Name (Word Power Series #1)

What’s in a name? A lot – and a lot more than one typically takes for granted.

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