The Passing of an Era

As America mourns the death of former Senator Bob Dole, he is now counted among the recent passing of other giants of an earlier time. Though gone, they still tell us much about what has changed in our hyper-politicized country and what we should aspire to.

Inspiring Work: The Nuclear Threat Initiative at 20 Years Old

These days it is easy to become cynical, but I take inspiration from leaders who identify seemingly intractable problems and work to bring people together to make our world better–and safer. Here is a great example of that.

The Other Side of the Electronic Age

The pandemic has fostered an explosion of digital and electronic use, creating new dependencies and frustrations. Many efficiencies have been realized. But, when the pandemic is over will we have lost some of the things that made us human?

My September Reasons for Reflection

For me, the sum of Dwight Eisenhower’s professional and personal life will always be linked to September. Within the month there lies a symbol of his leadership and accomplishments, as well as a tragic story of his greatest loss.