It smashed records all weekend, and more are in sight in the coming weeks. A great Jedi master once said, “Do or do not. There is no try.” This weekend Star Wars: The Force Awakens did not try; it did.
Big Magic: Elizabeth Gilbert on Creative Courage and the Art of Living in a State of Uninterrupted Marvel
“Do you have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within you?” “When you’re an artist,” Amanda Palmer wrote in her magnificent manifesto for the creative life, “nobody ever tells you
On Tuesday, the fashion legend announced he would step down as CEO from his iconic brand Polo Ralph Lauren. He will stay with the company as its executive chairman and chief creative officer. Lauren has
You’ve got to hand it to Apple: the company has the uncanny ability to make ideas that you’ve seen and heard before seem like things that have just sprung, fully formed, from the elastic mind of Jony Nowhere
A Q&A with the inventor of the the cheapest hackable computer on the planet Three years ago, Eben Upton needed a cool gadget to lure students to his computer science program at the University of Cambridge.
The Heart and the Bottle: A Tender Illustrated Fable of What Happens When We Deny Our Difficult Emotions
A gentle reminder of what we stand to lose when we lock away loss. “Children … are the most attentive, curious, eager, observant, sensitive, quick, and generally congenial readers on earth,” E.B. White
It's not National Poetry Month without a columnist penning a piece declaring that poetry is dead. The predictable appearance of these articles is almost comical. The press has been picking on American
“Should is how other people want us to live our lives… Choosing Must is the greatest thing we can do with our lives.” “Does what goes on inside show on the outside?,” young Vincent van Gogh despaired a
From putting a resume on a billboard to quitting high-paying jobs, these people found new careers by thinking way outside the box. A year and a half ago, I took the biggest career leap of my life. After
Despite the fact that I am a card-carrying night owl who routinely gets a lot of work done between 2:00 and 5:00 AM, I do understand that some people are biologically wired to be most effective early the
My nature is somewhere in between an introvert and extrovert. As a kid I was very shy, but I could also be a loud mouth and a leader among my friends. I guess when I was comfortable, I was an extrovert
For a previous job at a large company, Hollie Delaney often showed up in a business suit and toting a Scooby-Doo lunchbox. One day, her boss confronted her: "You really don't care what people think about