Kai Bird’s portrait of a president who saw how myths can hobble as well as ennoble a country.
Thoughts on integrity, bias, knowledge, and intent in the giving and receiving of recommendations.
Make hard things easier, learn to apologize, write shorter emails, and get on with living a better life.
A mentor helped transform what were short-term bursts of sharpness into a focused way of life.
When we are complicit, even moral clarity is often not enough to guide us toward the right decisions.
The books which have shaped the work of a leader at one of my favorite historic sites.
The road a country takes to decency and respect for the rule of law is long.
Happy 96th birthday, Mr. President! Yours has been a life well-lived that inspires millions.
My “egg on my face” update concerning Joe Biden’s fitness for office.
A poem by Octavia Butler that is appropriate for our times.