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Antidote to the Myth of the Lone Genius

On Saturday, October 22, I heard Aaron Sorkin speak at the Niehoff Lecture for the Mercantile Library in Cincinnati. A week later, I drove to Lexington, Kentucky to hear Barbara …

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Working Out Mental Kinks With The Work

“Who would I be without this story, which I cannot possibly know to be true?” Byron Katie Byron Katie, who goes by Katie, is the creator of The Work, a …

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Aftab Pureval interviewing Aaron Sorkin for the Niehoff Lecture at the Hyatt Hotel

Lessons From Aaron Sorkin

Last Saturday night I went to the Mercantile Library’s Niehoff Lecture. It’s their annual fundraising event, and it’s glorious. The men wear tuxes or dark suits in fine cloth, the …

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