Ask yourself

Ask yourself, “What kind of world would we live in if everybody put their best ideas into action?” I guarantee that the sum of the parts would be much greater than the individual pieces. If everybody was out innovating and taking risks with new ideas, we could make this planet …

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The impact books have had on my life

As an artist, books have always informed my work even before I was aware of it, before I started using books as materials in my work. For the first twenty years of my career I was a painter who also made handmade books. Instinctively, the compositions of my paintings consisted …

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The story of my business school attempt

When I went to business school back in the late seventies, we learned one important thing about stock market investing. It was simply this: there are so many smart people out there, you can’t outsmart them. In other words, thousands of intelligent, knowledgeable people buy and sell stocks all …

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Finding England in Books

Before you go on your British holiday it’s always fun to whet your appetite for a place by reading about it. When it comes to reading about England, you have almost endless possibilities. Here are a few suggestions.

Has any country produced as many great and enduring writers as …

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